MOT mistake could cost drivers £2,500
Vehicles failing updated MOT are not roadworthy, even before old certificate has expired
Motorists whose cars have failed an early MOT but who continue to drive until the date can be given six points on their license and fined up to £2,500, according to the What many drivers don't realise is that an original MOT is invalidated if a recent on failed
Police can use cameras to detect cars that have failed an MOT, regardless of if there left on their old pass certificate.“Many drivers will not be aware a refused MOT will be recorded on the national da potentially alerting your vehicle to the traffic police," according to scrapcarcomparison.co.uk."A current valid certificate doesn't make a car 'road safe'.