Some vehicles are being recalled by manufacturers and can't be used for driving tests until they've been checked and fixed if necessary.
There has been a worldwide recall of some vehicles because of concerns about potentially faulty passenger airbags.
Recalled vehiclesYour vehicle will need to be checked and may need to be fixed before you can use it for the driving test if it’s on the list below.
Vehicles registered from 2000 to 2004 are affected - these have the following registrations:
- Mazda 6
- Civic Coupe
- Avensis Verso
- Lexus SC430
- Almera Tino
- Pathfinder (imported vehicles only)
The proof you bring has to be one of the following:
- the actual recall letter or safety notice that has been stamped by the manufacturer or dealer
- written proof from the manufacturer or a dealer (on official or headed notepaper) that the car is safe for use in a driving test
Tests booked for 15, 16 or 17 AprilIf your test is booked for 15, 16 or 17 April 2013 and your vehicle is listed above and hasn’t been checked, your test will be cancelled. However you will be offered another test free of charge.
You still need to turn up for test as planned to show your vehicle is affected by the recall.