MoT Files: Ten best postcode areas

One of the most surprising aspects to come out of The MoT Files is the amount of regional variations. You wouldn't have thought that the MoT test (and whether you pass or fail) would vary that much - but it does. Coastal and rural areas, with poorer roads and harsher weather, tend to have lower pass rates than more built up areas - see the list below for the ten worst postcode areas. 

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Aberdeen (AB) – 55% pass rate

Like most of the postcode areas in the bottom ten, Aberdeen covers a huge area, much of which is very rural – with people relying on their cars to cover long distances almost daily, often in poor conditions and on poorly maintained roads. This takes its toll on a car.  


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