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Advice and guidance on the annual MOT test for trucks, buses and vans

Myth of the Moment: Can I drive away from a test station with a failure certificate?

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Lorry at test station

Myth: You can’t drive away from a test station if you’ve been issued a failure certificate.

If your vehicle has failed its annual test it isn’t road legal. If you intend to use it on the road you should have it repaired as soon as possible.

Myth of the moment: In-Service ATP inspection locations in Great Britain

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Lorry on a snowy road

Myth: "There's only one place in Great Britain (GB) to have an In-Service ATP inspection."

This post discusses the locations of ATP designated stations in GB and explains how vehicle operators and owners can get their vehicles and containers certified in accordance with the ATP.