motHunslet Light Commercials operate with an ATL (Automated test lane) we test classes:

1. Class IV cars and vans up to and including 3000kg (3ton)
2. Class V private PSV up to 16 passenger seats
3. Class VII Vans  up to 3500kg (3.5ton)


MOT_Approved_Test_station_symbolOur 5.5ton 5.7metre ramp means we can cater for long wheelbase vans and large motor homes.

Why not experience a mot at HLC and get some TLC, Tea, a little bit of Love (for your car) and Coffee while you wait.

Please ring or E-mail for an appointment Mon to Friday and Sat mornings.



The Ministry of Transport test (usually abbreviated to MOT test) is an annual test of automobile safety, roadworthiness aspects and exhaust emissions required in Great Britain for most vehicles over three years old used on any way defined as a road in the Road Traffic Act 1988; it does not apply only to highways (or in Scotland a relevant road) but includes other places available for public use which are not highways.In Northern Ireland the equivalent requirement applies after four years. The requirement does not apply to vehicles used only on various small islands with no convenient connection “to a road in any part of Great Britain”; no similar exemption is listed at the beginning of 2014 for Northern Ireland.

The name derives from the Ministry of Transport,[5] a defunct Government department which was one of several ancestors of the current Department for Transport, but is still officially used. The MOT test certificates are currently issued in Great Britain under the auspices of the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA), an agency within the Department for Transport. Certificates in Northern Ireland are issued by the Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA). The test and the pass certificate are often referred to simply as the “MOT”.