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Useless Information - Nearly
Started by: cordyline (5109)   Report abuse
We can now check renewal dates of MOT and vehicle road tax of most cars
Link

Posted by: brocklanders (696)   Report abuse
You can also now check the MOT History of ANY car with just Reg and Make, useful when looking to buy a motor you're interested in!

MOT HISTORY

Posted by: baker boy (14972) Report abuse
good idea from the civil service ?

Posted by: Anne (3574)  Report abuse
Had my car tested noon today and for curiosity looked, there it is

Posted by: cordyline (5109)   Report abuse
Our little red car goes in for test on Thursday

Posted by: sir bob (7084)  Report abuse
AND I took a vehicle for a MOT type test today too

Posted by: PeterP (7218) Report abuse
I have changed my number plates. Took my personalized plates off and now got 61 plates. When I got my new V5c form there was a leaflet which said no new MOT/TAX forms would be sent out but the existing MOT/TAX would be transferred over to my new plates till the time of renewal. Tried the Mot history link does not recognise either sets of plates

Posted by: cordyline (5109)   Report abuse
Peter P
It will take a couple of weeks

Red car passed Mot today; £40

Posted by: cordyline (5109)   Report abuse
An easy way to convert Celsius to Fahrenheit

1; Double the value
2; Deduct the value of the first digit
3; Add 32

eg 23 degrees Celsius x 2
=46 minus 4 = 42 then add 32 to get 74F

Posted by: cordyline (5109)   Report abuse
If you want to test your land-line phone without ringing someone else

Dial your own number -- if your phone is working it will give the engaged tone

Posted by: daveİ (3501) Report abuse
Or dial 17070

Posted by: chatty (7083)  Report abuse

If you want to save money on batteries take them out of your front door bell.

Don't forget to check every couple of minutes though that no one is stood there pressing the buzzer.

Posted by: nanajacqui (2478)  Report abuse
Haha chatty

Posted by: cordyline (5109)   Report abuse

Posted by: cordyline (5109)   Report abuse
When you plan your trip to Prague, don't book a flight out on Friday; or return on Monday

Those are the most popular times for young blokes on their Stag do

Posted by: cordyline (5109)   Report abuse
Save time when crossing a one-way street by only looking in the direction of oncoming traffic. -
D. Rogers, Kitt Green


When crossing a one-way street always look in BOTH directions in case a large blue furniture removal lorry is reversing the wrong way up the road. -
D. Rogers, Gidlow Ward, Wigan Infirmary

Posted by: madamehmurray (6144)   Report abuse
Everything is all online now. I can pay for my registration renewal online from DMV. All vehicular information is online. No need to go to DMV.

Posted by: britboy (6773) Report abuse
Don't need a MOT in the USA

Posted by: baker boy (14972) Report abuse
cordyline make sure you dont use your time saving tip on caroline street,every day my friend sees at least two vehicles going the wrong way,police arent interested.

Posted by: madamehmurray (6144)   Report abuse
I do know what it is. a MOT its the same as inspecting a car over here its good every 2 years or year here. I do know something about mechanics.

Posted by: cordyline (5109)   Report abuse
Tea making

Posted by: laughing gravy (5070) Report abuse
cordy nowt better than a good cup of tea,without suger of course..

Posted by: PeterP (7218) Report abuse
Motorbike on PAD today NO Mot or tax

Posted by: laughing gravy (5070) Report abuse
peter its not on the road so dont need tax and mot,also for tax purposes a bike is classed as bicycle so is the pusbike taxed?..

Posted by: PeterP (7218) Report abuse
Lg you are the type of person who say its OK to use a scambler bike off road but I say who ever has that motorbike has to cross/use the public highway at some point so should be taxed and motIf an electric bicycle meets the EAPC requirements then it is exept but if it does not meet the EAPC then it must be taxed and insured.
Electrically Assisted Pedal Cycle=EAPC requirement

Posted by: FAT MICK (240) Report abuse
The motorbike was on the road a few minuets later as it went up and turned into the Beech Hill council estate

Posted by: laughing gravy (5070) Report abuse
peter i was being sarcastic!i never said it was ok,my bike is taxed i pay monthly

Posted by: Tommy Two Stroke (3906) Report abuse
Just so yoo know that taxis don't have MOT's they have 'Certificates of Compliance' these are issued every six months, providing the taxi passes its test, the council tests taxis every six months, and although the 'Certificate of Compliance' is inputted into the DVLA system, they don't show up on those universal MOT searches

Posted by: whups (4091)   Report abuse
arnt they suppose to pay tax like the rest of us ? .

Posted by: Anne (3574)  Report abuse
Some cars are exempt from both road tax and MOT. I know of at least one person on these boards who will not need to pay, just as I don't pay road tax or MOT.





Posted by: Tommy Two Stroke (3906) Report abuse

Posted by: bentlegs (4414) Report abuse
If you drive a invalid car you will change it after 3 years so no MOT and they are Tax exempt.

Posted by: laughing gravy (5070) Report abuse
also vehicles over 40 year old are tax and mot exempt..

Posted by: priscus (7557) Report abuse
I thought invalid cars had been declared unsafe, and banned from UK roads in 2003!

My current car, had been pre-owned. It is not in any way adapted, but prior owner had it registered as a Motability vehicle. Had to re-register it when I acquired it.

(It is an automatic)

Former owner told me he had bought it with the cash he was given to replace his invalid car.

Posted by: PeterP (7218) Report abuse
Bentlegs Motability cars are replaced every 3 years but you have to Mot the car before you replace it (no charge to the keeper)

 
 
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