MOT Stats

Vehicle types : Taxi

MakeTestsPass rateMost common fail reason
Carbodies33563.28%Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.
LTI37,39559.02%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.
Metrocab5949.15%Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.

Tests: 37,796

Average taxi pass rate: 59.05%

Most common fail reasons

#ReasonFail codeCategory%
1Suspension pin, bush, joint or bearing excessively worn.5.3.4(a)(i)Major33%
2Headlamp aim outwith limits.4.1.2(a)Major11%
3Parking brake efficiency below minimum requirement.1.4.2(a)(i)Major11%
4Steering ball joint with excessive wear.2.1.3(b)(i)Major11%
5Tyre tread depth not in accordance with requirements.5.2.3(e)Dangerous11%
6Position lamp missing or inoperative.4.2.1(a)(ii)Major10%
7Windscreen washers not providing sufficient fluid.3.5(a)Major9%
8Registration plate lamp missing or inoperative.4.7.1(b)(ii)Major7%
9Fluid leaking excessively and likely to harm the environment or to pose a safety risk to other road users.8.4.1(a)(i)Major7%
10Stop lamp missing or inoperative.4.3.1(a)(ii)Major7%

Tests date range: 2nd November 2018 to 1st November 2019

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