Car MOT Manual 2012 onwards
Drivers View of the Road - 8.4 Bonnet
InformationThis inspection applies to all vehicles with a bonnet which when opened would obscure the drivers view through the windscreen.
Method of Inspection1. Check that the bonnet can be secured in the closed position.
2. Check the condition of retaining devices
Reason for Rejection1. A bonnet that cannot be safely secured in the closed position.
2. An excessively deteriorated, ineffective or insecure retaining device.