AVS provide a while you wait MOT testing service. You can make an appointment for your vehicle by calling us on 0208 423 2311, book in online or simply visit us as appointments are not necessary.
We offer a FREE RE-TEST should your vehicle fail it's MOT and what's more we are currently offering discounted MOT's at only £40 for all MOT's carried out Monday to Saturday. (Normal price £54)
The MOT test checks that vehicles meet road safety and environmental standards.
The first MOT test for a vehicle is required when it's three years old. There are different rules if it's used as a taxi.
The MOT looks at some important items on your car to see that they meet key legal requirements at the time of test.
Is free from excessive corrosion or damage in specific areas and there are no sharp edges likely to cause injury.
Has no leaks and the fuel cap fastens and seals securely. The fuel cap will need to be opened so be sure the key is available.
The vehicle meets the requirements for exhaust emissions, dependant on the age and fuel type of the vehicle.
Is secure, complete, without serious leaks and silences effectively.
All belts installed are checked for type, condition, operation and security. All compulsory seat belts must be in place.
The front seats are secure. Front and rear backseats can be secured in the upright position.
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.
The minimum numbers are on the vehicle, their condition and security.
Boot or tailgate can be secured in the closed position.
Their condition, operation and performance (efficiency test). Note the removal of the road wheels is not part of the test.
Their condition, security, size, type and tread depth. Spare tyres are not inspected
Their condition, security, characters correctly formed and spaced.
Their condition, operation and security. Headlamps for aim.
Securely latches in the closed position.
Operate to give the driver a clear view ahead.
It's condition and the driver's view of the road.
Operates correctly and is of a suitable type.
Are of a satisfactory condition and operation.
Is on vehicles first used on or after 1 August 1980. Not more than one different VIN is displayed except on multistage build vehicles.AVS is a Class 4 Testing Centre (Testing station number 18656)