Last minute rush expected for vehicle tests as MOT extension ends

By Dawn Ayres | 01 Jul 2020

The 6-month MOT extension is to end early and drivers are urged to book their vehicle test NOW to ensure they have a slot. As of August 1st MOT testing is again mandatory. Roads minister, Baroness Vere, yesterday confirmed that those vehicles due a test from August 1st will need to pass the MOT test […]

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DVSA further guidance for MOT extensions (PART 3)

By Dawn Ayres | 01 Jun 2020

Government Responds Quickly to Call to End the 6-Month Extension for MOTs Bushey Hall Garage has remained open throughout the pandemic as we provide an ‘essential service.’  We continue to follow the Government guidelines, PPE is in place and extra measures have been taken to protect our staff, customers and visitors.  This includes social distancing. […]

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DVSA further guidance for MOT extensions (PART 2)

By Dawn Ayres | 28 May 2020

THE TIME IS RIGHT TO STOP THE MOT EXTENSION SAYS CEO OF INDEPENDENT GARAGE ASSOCIATION Bushey Hall Garage is a member of the Independent Garage Association (IGA) and supports its letter to the Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, urging him to end the six-month MOT extension put in place on 30 March 2020. […]

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DVSA further guidance for MOT extensions

By Dawn Ayres | 27 May 2020

The DVSA (Driver Vehicle Standards Agency)  has today issued further guidance for those with a 6-month MOT extension during the coronavirus outbreak.  ‘Vehicles must be kept in a roadworthy condition and drivers can be prosecuted if they drive an unsafe vehicle,’ it says. The DVSA is updating test certificates to remind drivers that if a […]

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COVID-19 update: Bushey Hall Garage remains open

By Dawn Ayres | 03 Apr 2020

Bushey Hall Garage remains open for estimates, MOTs, service, mechanical and crash or cosmetic repairs and tyres. We are following government guidelines on social distancing. Full PPE is worn by all staff and your vehicles come back touched only by gloved hands. Those who cannot get to us, we can come to you.  We can […]

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69 years of Cars

By Dawn Ayres | 12 Aug 2019

When you clock up 69 years, some may advise you to take the foot off the accelerator and start slowing down. But not Bushey Hall Garage! It was business as usual for this family run company last week as it hit  the milestone,   working flat out on service, mechanical and bodyshop repairs for its customers. […]

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Trust My Garage TV campaign

By Dawn Ayres | 11 Mar 2019

Bushey Hall Garage is supporting the first-ever national Trust My Garage TV campaign to drive motorists to their nearest reputable service centre for quality repairs and savings. Bushey Hall Garage is one of the 2,900 registered members of the Trust My Garage Code of Practice, headed up by the Independent Garage Association. The campaign, which […]

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Snow on the way

By Dawn Ayres | 29 Jan 2019

The snow is heading our way. How much is to settle in the south is hard to say. The warning to all drivers is prepare for journeys, allow considerable extra time and remember stopping distances are 10 times greater on snow or ice. The heavy rain forecast and dip in temperatures make ice a real […]

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Another uninsured driver off the roads

By Dawn Ayres | 14 Jan 2019

Another uninsured driver has been removed from the road – for now! The car driver veered onto the wrong side of the road, almost colliding head on with a police car he could not see – his windscreen was frozen over! His vehicle was seized. Police who stopped the vehicle added: “Driving like this is […]

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