MOT Test in Folkestone (Hawkinge), Kent

The MOT test is an annual test of vehicle safety, roadworthiness and exhaust emissions which is required in Great Britian for most vehicles over 3 years old. When your vehicle is tested, the MOT looks at general wear-and-tear items, such as brake discs, brake pads & tyres to ensure they meet all of the legal minimum requirements. Please be aware that the MOT certificate is not a guarantee of the general mechanical condition of the vehicle.

Hawkinge Vehicle Services are approved and inspected by DVSA to undertake MOT inspections, the validity of which can be checked at the DVSA website. You can check when your MOT is due by going to the Government vehicle enquiry service, located here.

We, at Hawkinge Vehicle Services are equipped to carry out Class 4 MOTs, such as for passenger vehicles, light vans, private hire and public service vehicles included up to 3000kg.

Please don’t hesitate to call today on 01303 893546 where one of our friendly team will happily book your car in for it’s annual MOT at Hawkinge Vehicle Services, based in Folkestone (Hawkinge), Kent.

Preparation for the MOT test

Generally, there are always a few things that you can check at your own home to ensure your car meets most of the standard requirements to pass an MOT.

Nearly half of all faults we find on MOTs could be avoided simply by carrying out a few checks. It’s worthwhile checking items such as lights, horn, wiper blades and tyres beforehand so you know your vehicle has the best chance of passing first time.