MOT reminders now extended to buses and lorries

You can be fined if you are driving a vehicle with a valid MOT. Fines can be up to £1,000

The Get MOT Reminders service has now been extended to commercial vehicles such as business, lorries and trailers as per the same reminder process for cars and bikes currently.

If you own a commercial vehicle, bus or specialist vehicle you can now sign up for free to have the MOT reminders by text message or via email to let you know the MOT is due. You will receive the reminder 2 months before the MOT date is due. You will then receive another reminder if you have not had your vehicle tested one month before the annual test date is due.

Step by step process has now been released to help vehicle operators organise for the annual MOT’s you can find the details at https://www.gov.uk/mot-lorry-bus-trailer. The process of getting an annual test completed is clearly set out showing the operators what they need to do and in what order.

Details include getting reminders for your vehicle, finding the nearest authorised testing facility, tachograph and speed limiter exemptions and much more.