Car MOT Manual 2012 onwards
Motorcycles, Tricycles and Quadricycles - 9.8 Drivers View of the Road
InformationThis Section should be read in conjunction with Section 8 of this Manual.
Obligatory mirrors/devices are as follows:
• Bodied vehicles must have two mirrors/devices, one of which must be fitted to the offside.
• Unbodied vehicles other than mopeds must have one offside and one nearside rear view mirror/device.
• Unbodied vehicles classed as mopeds must have one mirror/device. If first used on or after 1 August 1978 it must be fitted to the offside.
Windscreen wipers and washers are not required to be fitted on unbodied tricycles or quadricycles fitted with a motorcycle style windshield.
Motorcycle style windshields fitted to unbodied tricycles and quadricycles are not to be considered as windscreens and are therefore not subject to the inspection detailed in Section 8.3 of this Manual
Method of Inspection
Reason for Rejection