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Latest figures reveal that more than eight million vehicles failed the MoT test last year, forcing the vehicle owner to pay for the test to be retaken.
However, we are amazed that this idea has been suggested while the Government is also considering extending intervals between MOT tests.
And the Department for Transport said today it would launch a consultation on whether pre-1960, pre-1945, and pre-1920 vehicles should be exempted from the MOT test.
It is up to the council to ensure any move to bring taxi MoT tests to Cardiff Bus depot is done in a sensitive way.
Road Safety Minister Mike Penning said: "The MoT test plays an important role in making sure vehicles are roadworthy and MoT testers must be experienced and qualified mechanics.
A consultation will look at whether the first MoT test could be pushed back from three to four years and the second test after another two years.
Pre-war cars may become exempt from MOT tests following a meeting between Transport Minister Mike Penning and members of the All Party Parliamentary Historic Vehicles Group.
The Government is to review the requirement for annual MOT tests for vehicles of more than three years old, transport department whip Earl Attlee said last night.
According to the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency, which oversees MoT tests, 67% of cars pass the MoT first time and without the need for any remedial work.
THE Retail Motor Industry Federation has welcomed a government recommendation that the frequency of MoT tests should remain as it is - the first one when a car is three years old and then annually thereafter.
magazine has added its weight to the call to ditch the Government plan for two-yearly MOT tests.
GARDAI are investigating claims that a West of Ireland gang is behind a huge scam to defraud the new car MOT tests.