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Online survey shows most MOT garages are ready to move to new testing service

Online survey shows most MOT garages are ready to move to new testing service

An ongoing DVSA online survey has shown that most garages are confident they’ll be ready to switch over to the new MOT testing service by April 2015.

The survey was emailed to authorised examiners (AEs) asking them to confirm whether they’ll have the right IT in place to switchover later this year.

So far, 96% of respondents – around 7,200 AEs have confirmed their sites will be ready. Their answers revealed that:

50% plan to use standalone PCs to record test results
25% plan to use laptops to record test results
13% plan to use tablets to record test results

We’ll be contacting these sites ahead of April to update them on the next stages of the switchover process – including sending them their switchover dates.

We’ve already started contacting and offering guidance to AEs who are unsure whether they’ll be ready.


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