You must keep any vehicles driven on the road in a roadworthy condition. The MOT test checks that your vehicle meets road safety and environmental standards.
Your are required to renew your MOT once a year, however you can renew your MOT up to a month before it expires. The earliest date you can get your vehicle tested is printed on the pass certificate.
More information can be found on the .gov website detailing what the MOT test covers.
Andrew Byrne is a certified MOT tester and can complete or arrange your test for you at the MOT facility located in Unit 3, T W Auto Services Ltd.