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 Post subject: Re: Nissan Leaf
PostPosted: Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:30 pm 
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Don’t we all ?

Why should a new car need testing?

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 Post subject: Re: Nissan Leaf
PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:02 am 
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Well it has arrived and is in for it's inspection now.

So you have to have a council test on a new car? :shock:

Yes, Private hire have to have the Council test and Hackney have to have the Council test AND an MOT.

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 Post subject: Re: Nissan Leaf
PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:33 pm 
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grandad wrote:
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So you have to have a council test on a new car? :shock:

Yes, Private hire have to have the Council test and Hackney have to have the Council test AND an MOT.

So you're saying a brand new car has to be council-tested, but it would also need an MoT to be plated as HC, but no MoT required for the *same* motor if it's plated PH? :-s


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 Post subject: Re: Nissan Leaf
PostPosted: Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:58 pm 
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Yes, Private hire have to have the Council test and Hackney have to have the Council test AND an MOT.

Medieval, pure medieval. ](*,)

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 Post subject: Re: Nissan Leaf
PostPosted: Sat Feb 29, 2020 5:17 pm 
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StuartW wrote:
grandad wrote:
Sussex wrote:
So you have to have a council test on a new car? :shock:

Yes, Private hire have to have the Council test and Hackney have to have the Council test AND an MOT.

So you're saying a brand new car has to be council-tested, but it would also need an MoT to be plated as HC, but no MoT required for the *same* motor if it's plated PH? :-s

That is correct.

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 Post subject: Re: Nissan Leaf
PostPosted: Sat Feb 29, 2020 8:29 pm 
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Sussex wrote:
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Yes, Private hire have to have the Council test and Hackney have to have the Council test AND an MOT.

Medieval, pure medieval. ](*,)



Know of several people in trade who licensed brand new vehicles which failed their first test.


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 Post subject: Re: Nissan Leaf
PostPosted: Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:26 pm 
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heathcote wrote:
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Yes, Private hire have to have the Council test and Hackney have to have the Council test AND an MOT.

Medieval, pure medieval. ](*,)



Know of several people in trade who licensed brand new vehicles which failed their first test.


Ditto, the last one being a Tx4 a couple of years ago, ‘insufficient parking brake’


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