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Thousands of classics could return to roads with new MOT rules

Thousands of classics could return to roads with new MOT rules

Classic, News
New MOT rules concerning classic vehicles could see more than a hundred thousand 40-year-old motors being brought back to use having previously been registered as SORN. Ahead of the changes being introduced to the MOT on Sunday, 20th May, Kwik Fit, has carried out analysis on the cars affected by one of the major changes to the test rules1. Kwik Fit’s researchers have found that there are a quarter of a million cars (250,239) in the UK which were first registered between 1960-78. Of these, 116,927 are currently declared as being off road with a Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN). Until now, any car first registered after 1960 would have needed to pass an MOT to be taken on the road, however under the new rules, most cars over 40 years old will no longer need an MOT. From 2