Motorcycle MOT Shrewsbury

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Do you live in Shrewsbury and Love Your Motorbike? At MOTaTech we’ll love it too.

Here are some of the questions that MOTaTech are often asked about the Bike MOT:

  • My MOT has run out, can I ride my bike to Motatech for the test?
    Yes, you can as long as the MOT is booked for that day and it is insured.
  • How soon can I book my MOT?
    Up to 1 calendar month prior to expiry of the existing MOT, and this time can be added to the MOT preserving the expiry date.
  • Do my lights on my bike need to be working to pass an MOT?
    All lights need to be working. However, if you require a daytime running MOT in which case lights must be tapped over/removed. PLEASE NOTE A BIKE WITH DAYTIME MOT CANNOT BE USED IN BAD WEATHER – YOU NEED LIGHTS.
  • Must I have a reflector fitted to the motorcycle?
    YES, it must be fitted to the rear of the motorcycle in line the centre of the number plate.
  • What about the number plate? What should the content and layout be?
    The layout must include the first two letters and numbers on the first line and the last 3 letters on the second line. Also, the number plate must have the makers name and postcode on it. Too small or incorrectly laid out numbers plates will be a failure.
    • Characters must be 79mm tall
    • Characters (except the number 1 or letter I) must be 50mm wide
    • The character stroke (the thickness of the black print) must be 14mm
    • The space between characters must be 11mm
    • The space between the age identifier and the random letters must be 33mm
    • The margins at the top, bottom and side of the plate must be 11mm
    • Vertical space between the age identifier and the random numbers must be 19mm

What is Checked in A motorbike MOT?

Motorcycle MOT Shrewsbury

We Love Bikes at MOTaTech and are happy to do any work on your pride and joy that you may require and if it is a rebuild or a restoration well we love doing those too.

If you have any questions about our motorcycle services then please call MOTaTech on 01743 461001.