Here is a list of some of the items we look at when testing your car:
Condition, operation, security and correct colour. The headlamps will also be checked to see if the aim is correct.
Wipers and Washers
Operate to give the driver a clear view of the road.
Correct operation and type.
Presence, condition and security.
Wheels and Tyres
Condition, security, tyre size and type, and tread depth (must have a minimum 1.6mm of tread across the 3/4 of the tyre). Spare tyres are not tested.
Open and close. 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.
No leaks, fuel cap fastens correctly and seals securely.
Condition, operation and performance (efficiency test). Suitable vehicles will be tested on a roller brake tester.
A vehicle identification number must be permanently displayed and legible.
Condition, security, legibility and format of letters/numbers.
Steering and Suspension
Correct condition and operation
Check for chips and cracks in the windscreen. In an area in front of the driver a chip cannot be bigger than 10mm, in other areas swept by the wipers that damage cannot be more than 40mm.
All seatbelts installed are checked for type, condition, operation and security. All compulsory seatbelts must be in place Seats Front seats secure. Front and rear backseats can be secured in the upright position.
Complete, secure, without serious leaks and silences effectively.
Vehicle meets the requirement for exhaust emission. These vary on the age and fuel type of the vehicle.
Free from excessive corrosion or damage in specific areas. No sharp edges.
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