Threat of MOT cessation notices from the DVSA. What are the implications?

Threat of MOT cessation notices from the DVSA. What are the implications?

A very interesting email landed  the other day from the DVSA essentially threatening MOT cessation notices. The actual subject line was:

More rigorous application of rules for motorcycle MOT standards’

Why are the DVSA threatening a more rigorous application of the rules?

  • Is this a message for just bike testers or should everyone be paying attention?
  • Does that mean testers have been getting away with missing failure items and not being punished?
  • Has there been a spate of motorcycle accidents due to missed items?

Or is it just a storm in a teacup and someone feels the need to make a bit of noise to keep everyone in order?

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Why MOT Site Assessment Targeting by the DVSA is a Danger to Your Business and 6 Things you Need to Fix Now

MOT site assessment targeting by the DVSA is a serious risk to your business  

This blog contains vital information about MOT site assessment targeting.

What 6 things do you need to make sure you have in hand and a bonus pointer that may help you move your risk score from red to green.

If you think the DVSA is a toothless tiger think again.  With Test Logs and TQI at their disposal the DVSA can peer into your MOT site like never before. Continue reading “Why MOT Site Assessment Targeting by the DVSA is a Danger to Your Business and 6 Things you Need to Fix Now”

TQI MOT – Test Quality Information Guidance for MOT Managers

TQI MOT – Guidance for MOT Managers on how to deal with TQI data

In October 2018 the DVSA published new  TQI (test quality information) guidance explaining what information MOT testers and MOT managers should regularly check.


It’s now a requirement that managers and testers understand more about how to review their TQI data.


The DVSA’s official guidance below explains how to view and interpret MOT test quality information and test logs for managers. Continue reading “TQI MOT – Test Quality Information Guidance for MOT Managers”