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  • CLASSICS ESCAPING INSPECTION

    CLASSICS ESCAPING INSPECTION

    Matt Bell on 17th June 2019

    Fears surrounding the consequences of MoT exemption continue to mount following new research commissioned by the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs.

  • STAY SAFE IN MOT EXEMPT CLASSICS

    STAY SAFE IN MOT EXEMPT CLASSICS

    Matt Bell on 20th May 2019

    As we revealed a fortnight ago, the number of historic vehicles being submitted for MoT tests has dropped by more than half since the law was amended last May to exempt cars over 40 years old which had not been substantially altered.

  • OLDER PLATES CONFUSING ANPR

    OLDER PLATES CONFUSING ANPR

    Matt Bell on 11th April 2019

    From this month, vehicles manufactured before January 1, 1979 can display traditional ‘black and white’ number plates according to the government’s Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency – a change that has coincided with older style plates hitting the headlines for confusing automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) surveillance systems.

  • BRAKE-RELATED ACCIDENTS RISE

    BRAKE-RELATED ACCIDENTS RISE

    Matt Bell on 5th November 2018

    Analysis by Kwik Fit has revealed that the number of accidents in which defective brakes were a contributory factor in people being killed or seriously injured rose by 12.2 per cent from 2015-2017 with faulty brakes causing three casualties per day.

  • 40-YEAR MOT EXEMPTIONS COMING SOON

    40-YEAR MOT EXEMPTIONS COMING SOON

    Glenn Rowswell on 8th November 2017

    From 20 May 2018, all 40-year old classics will be exempt from roadworthiness testing – in line with rolling historic vehicle tax. Once your ‘vehicle of historic interest’ (VHI) turns 40, it will no longer need an MoT.