We are a VOSA approved testing station for:
Class 1&2 (motorcycles – Motorcycles and sidecar) £25.00

Class 4 (Cars and vans up to 3000 kg’s) £45.00
Class 5L (Mini buses) £50.00
Class 7 (Commercial vehicles 3000-3500kg’s) £50.00

The MOT test covers the following:

  • Body & Structure
    Ensure the body and general structure are free from excessive corrosion or damage in specific areas and there are no sharp edges likely to cause injury.
  • Fuel System
    Ensure there are no leaks and that the fuel cap fastens and seals securely. The fuel cap will need to be opened so be sure the key is available.
  • Exhaust Emissions
    Check that the vehicle meets the requirements for exhaust emissions, dependant on the age and fuel type of the vehicle.
  • Exhaust System
    Ensure that the system is secure, complete and without serious leaks and that it silences effectively.
  • Seat Belts
    All belts installed are checked for type, condition, operation and security. All compulsory seat belts must be in place.
  • Seats
    The front seats are secure. Front and rear back seats can be secured in the upright position.
  • Doors
    Doors must latch securely in closed position. Front doors should open from inside and outside the vehicle. Rear doors may need to be opened to gain access to testable items.
  • Mirrors
    The minimum numbers are on the vehicle, their condition and security.
  • Brakes
    Their condition, operation and performance (efficiency test). Note the removal of the road wheels is not part of the test.
  • Tyres
    Excludes spares. Condition, security, size, type and tread depth.
  • Load Security
    Boot or tailgate can be secured in the closed position.
  • Number Plates
    Check the condition, security, and that characters correctly formed and spaced.
  • Lights
    Their condition, operation and security. Headlamps for aim.
  • Bonnet
    Securely latches in the closed position.
  • Washers & Wipers
    Operate to give the driver a clear view ahead.
  • Wind Screen
    Its condition and the driver’s view of the road.
  • Horn
    Operates correctly and is of a suitable type.
  • Suspension and Steering
    Are a satisfactory condition and operation.
  • VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)
    Is on vehicles first used on or after 1 August 1980. Not more than one different VIN is displayed except on multistage build vehicles.


Kynochs Industrial Estate, East The Water, Bideford EX39 4DT

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Opening Times

Monday: 08:00 - 18:00

Tuesday: 08:00 - 18:00

Wednesday: 08:00 - 18:00

Thursday: 08:00 - 18:00

Friday: 08:00 - 18:00


Sunday: CLOSED

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