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My classic has been off the road for 12 years - do I need an MoT now it has been recommissioned?

My 1975 MGB GT has been off the road since at least 2006. Having renewed and rebuilt the brakes and suspension, does it need an MoT before driving on the road?

Asked on 6 December 2018 by Roger Brown

Answered by Keith Moody
No. Your car is MoT exempt - unless it's been substantially altered. However, to qualify for insurance your car will need to be 'roadworthy' - if you have an accident and the car is deemed not roadworthy then you'll be in all kinds of trouble. With a car that's been off the road this long, we'd recommend getting it MoT'd for peace of mind.
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