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June 25, 2019, 08:53:05 AM

Another MOT question!

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on: June 12, 2019, 12:10:28 PM
So, I had hadnít noticed but the GP Mot ran out a few days ago.

Itís Historic on the V5 and doesnít strictly need one, but common sense says get it done I reckon.

Tried to book into my favourite Mot station and they canít recognise my number plate?

Booked it in for Saturday, against my name.

Obviously the buggy exists! But I donít want an issue caused by the tester manually entering potentially problematic details to íget it on the systemí on the morning of the test.

Any ideas please - is this common?

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Reply #1 on: June 12, 2019, 01:22:49 PM
I think DVLA must be having a meltdown at the moment, they didn`t recognise my car on the database when calling the AA, they only knew it as VW - Unknown
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Reply #2 on: June 12, 2019, 03:06:14 PM
Andy it will be fine the buggy was correctly re-registered in 1972 as a GP beach buggy when built. so you could go for mot exemption however with the data base and insurance companies using get out clauses an mot is a good idea.


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Reply #3 on: June 12, 2019, 05:16:14 PM
Yup, I figured it would be alright - I know it was Motíd no problemo last time and I can see it fine on the .gov site myself, itís just the garage said it came back vehicle unknown against the reg number on their booking system  :-\

No worries, itís going in... ;-)up

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Reply #4 on: June 12, 2019, 06:07:29 PM
DVLA & VOSA used to use two independant databases I was once told by dvla.

Dvla became DVSA after merging with SVA so maybe the individual softwares cannot talk to each other very well even now.

I am trying to be kind here and blame the tools and not the users  ;D ;D


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Reply #5 on: June 12, 2019, 06:12:38 PM
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They did ask me to repeat the number 3 times and then asked if it was a Northern Ireland registration!

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Reply #6 on: June 12, 2019, 07:41:56 PM

Dvla became DVSA after merging with SVA so maybe the individual softwares cannot talk to each other very well even now.

I thought DVLC became DVLA, SVA became BIVA and VOSA became DVSA?

It's correct about DVLA and DVSA both having different data bases.
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Reply #7 on: June 13, 2019, 08:16:54 AM
You might be right here Dave. I have had so many "conversations" over the years with dvla that I may well have mixed up memories. Pity I have no video recordings of the conversations. It is really difficult getting non north east folk to understand the geordie accent.  ;D

(I recently tried to see if my first beetle , YLF 23, still existed. It doesn`t appear to but what a job convincing the person on the "other end of the line" that a three letter plus 3 number registration existed.   ;D ;D )


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Reply #8 on: June 15, 2019, 04:05:17 PM
Passed, no issues, all easy!

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Reply #9 on: June 15, 2019, 09:43:55 PM
Passed, no issues, all easy!

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