First MOT to stay at three years

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NEW CARS WILL con­tinue to have their first MOT test at three years rather than the planned four years, the Gov­ern­ment has an­nounced.

Pro­pos­als put forward last year had sug­gested that chang­ing a car’s first MOT from three years to four years could save mo­torists £100 mil­lion ev­ery year. How­ever, the plans have now be scrapped on safety grounds.

The change was set to be in­tro­duced later this year, but a De­part­ment for Trans­port sur­vey found that less than half of the peo­ple con­sulted were in favour.

The Gov­ern­ment re­versed its plan due to safety con­cerns

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