‘Urgent talks’ over MOT following lockdown announcement

“Urgent” discussions are taking place surrounding MOT tests for cars, motorcycles and vans.

PUBLISHED: 06:30 25 March 2020 | UPDATED: 11:02 25 March 2020

Clarissa Place

The Department of Transport is currently in discussions about MOTs for cars, motorbikes and vans during the coronavirus. Picture: PA

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On Wednesday, the Department of Transport announced vehicle owners in Britain will be granted a six-month...
source: Wisbech Standard

2020-03-25 13:38
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