The Department of Transport MOT test is a mandatory test for all vehicles. It’s purpose is to confirm that a car is safe, roadworthy and in generally good condition.
An MOT expires annually but it is important to know that a car can fail its MOT at any time if stopped by the Police and checked at the roadside. Therefore you should always keep your car in a roadworthy condition, even between MOT tests.
An MOT will check various parts including the below. For a complete list you can check this document: