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).

Documents

MOT inspection manual for class 1 and 2 vehicles (to 19 May 2018)

MOT inspection manual for class 1 and 2 vehicles (to 19 May 2018)

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MOT inspection manual for class 1 and 2 vehicles (from 20 May 2018)

Details

This MOT inspection manual is issued by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency under the regulations that provide the legislative basis for MOT testing.

The inspection manual will change when the MOT rules change on 20 May 2018.

Published 3 September 2013
Last updated 26 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added a link to the webpage format of the inspection manual that applies from 20 May 2018.
  2. Added a draft version of the MOT inspection manual for motorcycle vehicles that will apply from 20 May 2018.
  3. Updated MOT inspection manual for class 1 and 2 vehicles. Changes have been made to section 6.3 Registration Plates and Vehicle Identification Number.
  4. Updated MOT inspection manual for class 1 and 2 vehicles.
  5. Updated with new MOT headlamp aim test standard.
  6. First published.