MOT testing available on Monday’s, Wednesday’s and Friday’s.

John Whiting Ltd is an Authorised Testing Facility currently operating 1 test lane for all HGV’s PSV’s and Trailers. 

We are also an Approved AMBER ADR Testing Facilty.

 

Easy straight through access and exiting lane, No Reversing needed.

 

Our range of services to help you with your test include;

-Repair and Maintenance

-Test Weight Loads and Test Trailer Hire available.

-Voluntary Brake Tests, Smoke Tests and Headlight Aims Available.

-Pre MOT Checks    (Vehicle Needed Min 1 day before MOT)

 

When booking please have ready;

-Vehicle Registration Number.

-Type of Vehicle and Number of Axles.

-Payment Method.

 

Please call us to make your booking on 01206 827782 or Email us at admin@johnwhitingltd.com.

 

Please arrive minimum of 15 minutes before your allotted test time.

 

For Terms and Conditions Click Here...

Please see below our Terms and Conditions when booking an MOT and when in attendance of the test lane.

BOOKING AN MOT

When contacting us to book your HGV, PSV or Trailer in for MOT please note that payment will be needed in full either by BACS Transfer or Debit/Credit Card.

CANCELLATION FEES

John Whiting Ltd needs 7 clear days when cancelling your MOT for us to allow us to issue a refund.

Cancellations within the 7-day period will mean you will still be charged the full amount of your test fee. If we are able to fill your space, we will happily refund you the test fee in full.

LATE ARRIVALS

Please see allow minimum of 15 minutes before your allotted test time to arrive and check in with the Main Office, this will allow for a smooth transition in tests and for any other instructions needed. Especially when you require any of our assistance with loading, brake tests, headlights etc.

Failure to arrive on time may result in vehicles being refused test along with losing your test fee. It is up to the staff at John Whiting Ltd and the attending member of VOSA staff whether if a vacant slot should become available if the customer may remain on site and take that slot. Depending on the circumstances there may be a charge for that vacant slot for the full test fee as well.

There will be no refund for non-attendance under any circumstances.

Failure to comply with any of these terms and conditions will mean the customer agrees to be charged in full as if they would have attended their test slot as originally contracted.

VOSA

VOSA Staff have the authority to abandon a test if they feel threatened or assaulted in any manner. This will result in vehicles being refused test along with losing your test fee. Other results may occur like being banned from the Test Station and possibly others.

In the unlikely event that the Tester does not turn up, a full refund will be issued, or we will fit you in as soon as possible. John Whiting Ltd cannot be held liable for any losses that have been caused by the non-attendance of the VOSA staff; Loss of hours, loss of business and travel time.

Should John Whiting Ltd not be able to test on a booked day due to equipment failure or any other reasons that are our fault, we will notify any customers on that day as soon as we find out. We will refund full test fees and of course try to get you booked in as soon as possible.

PAPERWORK AND VEHICLE LOADING

It is full responsibility for the vehicles owner to have with them the correct paperwork such as;

CURRENT MOT CERTIFICATE (needed if you are testing the month before its due)

PLATING CERTIFICATE

RETEST PAPERWORK

TACHO EXCEMPTION FORMS

Failure to supply the tester with these or any other required documents can result in vehicles being refused test along with losing your test fee.

Loading of vehicles and trailers must be 65% of the Gross Vehicle Weight. Loads are available here in forms of weights and a laden test trailer for tractor units.

ON SITE

Every Customer that enters our site will be expected to comply with all on site safety requirements and wear suitable protective equipment (Ear Defenders, High Visibility Clothing, Protective Footwear).

Customers should follow any instructions given by VOSA or John Whiting Ltd Staff. After checking in with the main office you should remain in your vehicle whilst waiting for test and not wander unaccompanied around the test area.

For any queries or questions see the Office Staff before going to see the Tester themselves.

TEST DAY

Please ensure that before the day of your test the following are available and/or completed.

  1. Payment for the MOT booking has been made.
  2. All correct paperwork is available and ready to be shown by the presenter.
  3. Correct Plates are available.
  4. Tacho Calibration is in date.
  5. VIN/Chassis Number is correct is attached to the vehicle.
  6. Visually check if the vehicle is emitting substantial amounts of smoke.
  7. The vehicle is clean enough to examine inside and out, fully roadworthy and has enough fuel for the test.
  8. Please do not bring animals or children into the test lane for their own safety.
  9. Make sure your mobile phone is not used whilst the vehicle is being tested.
  10. Loading of vehicles and trailers must be 65% of the Gross Vehicle Weight.

 

IF ANY OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS ARE NOT MET IT COULD RESULT IN THE TEST BEING CANCELLED OR ABANDONED AND THE TEST FEE BEING FORFEITED.