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MOT testers: pass conditions for cars and LGVs

If you carry out MOT tests, check the conditions for successful appraisal of privately owned MOT test facilities for cars and light goods vehicles (LGVs).

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Conditions for successful appraisal of privately owned test facilities: cars and LGVs

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Details

Contents includes:

  • approval procedure
  • general conditions
  • test facilities
  • test lane layout
  • external inspection
  • underside inspection
  • lighting inspection
  • mirror test area
  • noise test area
  • turning circle test area
  • headlamp AIM testing
  • brake testing
  • speedometer testing
  • emission testing
  • maintenance and calibration

(Includes calibration requirements and tools and equipment to be supplied)

Published 1 October 2013
Last updated 23 January 2013 + show all updates
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