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From the Archives

The "MOT", aka "periodic technical inspection of vehicles": what's missing and what's next?

We've been thinking recently about the Dept for Transport proposal to modernise GB vehicle regulations, which got us onto the topic of the MOT. We've suggested changes to the MOT: in particular a new assessment of the correct functioning of complex advanced safety, security, environmental and vehicle automation systems. Specifically, development of a way to validate the proper functioning of the alerts that are provided to the driver when these systems are not working correctly.
Two reports from the archive are relevant: both looking at how periodic technical inspection of vehicles is(was) managed in other countries.

Open MIS018

Open PPR847