The MOT scheme is primarily a road safety measure designed to ensure, as far as possible, that all cars, motorcycles and light goods vehicles, more than three years old, are properly maintained. At least once a year your vehicle will need to be examined at an authorised MOT test station to ensure it complies with the requirements of the law.

At RCP we are a VOSA approved MOT station and we have a team of technicians, qualified to the current regulations, to undertake MOTs on cars, 4x4s, and vans (class 4’s). We can also arrange an MOT testing for class 7 vehicles. It is your responsibility to ensure that your car has an MOT every year. However, at RCP we try to do our part by sending out free reminders three weeks before the MOT due date. An MOT will take around 1 hour. We have a comfortable waiting area accompanied by hot drinks and reading material for those who want to stay, alternatively we have can provide lifts for those who would prefer to go home or to work or we can provide you with a loan car for the day.


During the MOT we will check:

For more information take a look at the MOT checklist here.