MOT number plate light

Started by komp, July 12, 2013, 10:23:43 am

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can a motorbike fail an MOT with a broken number plate light? i know on a car it can, but wasnt sure about bike
the R&G tail tidy came with one, but i discovered last night it wasnt working
the standard number plate hanger didn't even have one, so clearly its not essential to have one.

to be on the safe side i removed the light and placed a reflector in its place
wasn't sure if it was a case of if its there it needs to work? or if it would have even mattered?

interested to know
Triumph Speed Triple RS


I'm no expert but i would have thought so


Quote from: Bunny on July 12, 2013, 10:29:07 am
I'm no expert but i would have thought so

Yes, the plate needs illuminating for a regular MOT either from the tail light of a bespoke one.

Someone fitted a really nice white LED one to the tail tidy om my bike before I bought it
Looks very much like this


If it is there it needs to work as a rule I believe but big gav is your man.

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general rule of thumb is, if it's fitted it's got to work...
Life is a contact sport,  you'll be needing rule #5


If its a daytime mot no...if its a regular mot yes


Triumph Speed Triple RS

big gav

Class 1 and 2 do not require a  number plate light.