Statutory guidance

MOT inspection manual: motorcycles

The testing procedures and standards for MOT tests on motorcycles, scooters, mopeds and motorcycle combinations (class 1 and 2 vehicles).

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MOT inspection manual for class 1 and 2 vehicles

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This MOT inspection manual sets out the applications, procedures and standards to be used for testing class 1 and 2 vehicles.

Published 3 September 2013
Last updated 20 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated the page following the introduction of changes to the MOT test on 20 May 2018.
  2. Added a link to the webpage format of the inspection manual that applies from 20 May 2018.
  3. Added a draft version of the MOT inspection manual for motorcycle vehicles that will apply from 20 May 2018.
  4. Updated MOT inspection manual for class 1 and 2 vehicles. Changes have been made to section 6.3 Registration Plates and Vehicle Identification Number.
  5. Updated MOT inspection manual for class 1 and 2 vehicles.
  6. Updated with new MOT headlamp aim test standard.
  7. First published.