Your vehicle will fail its annual test if it does not comply with the Construction and Use Regulations. This means that your vehicle is no longer road legal and you should get it repaired as soon as possible if you intend to use it on the road again.
Once the repairs have been made you will have to book another test and pay a retest fee.
If the vehicle is issued with a prohibition it will be an offence to use it on the road except in circumstances indicated on the prohibition form and on any variation notice.
There are certain circumstances in which a vehicle that does not have a test certificate may allowed to be driven on the road, these are:
Even if driving a vehicle in the above circumstances, you may still be prosecuted for driving a vehicle that is not roadworthy if it does not comply with the regulations affecting its construction and use.
For more information please contact Backhouse Jones on:
T: 01254 828 300