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Heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers must have their vehicles checked by an approved motor vehicle testing station before they can drive on public roads. Find out where your nearest MOT centre is located.
The heavy goods vehicle (HGV), also known as a lorry, truck, or articulated lorry, is a type of commercial vehicle used for transporting large loads over long distances. HGV drivers must pass an annual test at a Motorway Services Centre (MSC).
Search for ‘MOT centres near me’.
You can search for your nearest MOT centre using Google Maps. Simply enter the postcode of the area you live in into the search bar. If there are no results, try searching for ‘motorway services centre’ instead.
Click through to the results page.
Once you’ve found your local MOT centre, click through to the results page to see what tests will need to be carried out on your vehicle.
Scroll down until you see the list of MOT stations.
You can also search for MOT centres using Google Maps. Simply enter ‘MOT centres near me’ into the search bar at the top right hand corner of the screen.
Select the one closest to you.
If you need to book an appointment with an MOT centre, you can do so online through the Motor Vehicle Certification Agency website. Alternatively, you can call them directly.
You can also search for MOT centres using the postcode or town name.
To find out more about what MOT tests are required, visit https://www.gov.uk/mot-for-hgv-buses-and-trailers