Pre MOT Check

This guide is for solo bikes only, motorcycles fitted with a side-car have separate regulations and requirements; you are advised to check with an official test centre if you have any doubts over the test.

Seatbelts - Trike

This is the definitive guide to seatbelt requirements for trikes.


Sidecar - Motorbike

MOT checks for Motorcycle Sidecars Checklist of Motorcycle MOT's with an attached sidecar.


Bike MOT Checklist

The document is used to list pass or failed areas on the bike, also to list all advisory notices.


Testers Manual

Extracts reproduced from the MOT Inspection Manual by kind permission of THE VEHICLE INSPECTORATE. MOT Manual for Bikes


MOT Procedure

This Manual is a detailed guide to the inspection for statutory MOT testing of Class I, Solo Motor bicycles with engine size up to 200cc and Class II, Solo motor bicycles over 200cc and all Motor Bicycles with side cars.


MOT Costs

Test fees for all classes of vehicle


NEW 2011 Certificate

The MOT certificate is changing from October 2011 a new style of MOT Certificate will be introduced.


Appeals Process

If a motorist who has recently had a vehicle MOT tested disagrees with the outcome of the inspection, they are entitled to an appeal against the decision


MOT Reminder

Use our online reminder system and well send you an email just before your next MOT is due

MOT History

The history of the Motorbike MOT test from the start in 1931 to the present day.


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