Move to add air pollution element to MOT test clears first hurdle


A bill to update the MOT test for all diesel vehicles to include an efficiency test for diesel particulate filters (DPFs) and help save lives from air pollution has passed its first reading. The 10-minute rule bill on DPFs was submitted to the House of Commons this week by Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman and it passed with no objections. A second reading will take place on 18 March. The bill calls on the government to update the MOT so that […]