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Recovery and MOTs

Post by jag12 » Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:12 pm

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MOT on classic vehicles. Here's an item I picked up from a classic bike mag which may interest a few. In this case it refers to a 1950,s car. Vehicles over 40 yrs old are no longer required to be MOT tested (though you can if you wish) A classic car owner suffers a breakdown and calls his recovery Green Flag to have his car recovered. Their response is we can't recover your car because it isn't MOT, D. He explains that it isn't mot tested because it doesn't require one, it's exempt. Sorry they say we will not recover it because the company policy is that vehicles have to be roadworthy and have a current mot. Something to think about and examine the small print in your recovery policy if you have a classic vehicle

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Recovery and MOTs

Post by scimjim » Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:36 pm

Sounds like internet myth to me?

From the Green Flag policy booklet: meets any legal requirements and driving laws that apply – for example,it may need to be taxed and have a valid MOT certificate.

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