Queue of cars behind a tractor on the road©Tim Scrivener
Tractors will not be required to undertake roadworthiness testing in the UK, the government has ruled. Farmers and contractors have welcomed the decision by the Department for Transport (DfT) not to impose mandatory MOT-style tests for tractors. Despite some opposition, the DfT agreed with industry views that road use for agricultural tractors is limited compared to other vehicles. Therefore, mandatory vehicle testing will not be introduced. See also: Tractors on the road – rights, wrongs, rules and regulations However, roadworthiness […]
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