Meet The MOT Team from Bill and Bob

Here are the Bill and Bob MOT team of expert testers, there to make sure your car or motorcycle MOT is completed to an excellent standard.

Why not book your vehicle in for its MOT right now and then on the day of the MOT sit back in the viewing area with a cup of tea or coffee and relax while they do their work.

MOT Testers Quick Links

Mark Snr | Martin | Nick | Mark Jnr | John

Image of Mark Snr one of the Bill and Bob MOT Testers

Q: What is your name?
A: Mark
Q: How long have you been doing MOT testing?
A: Since 1988
Q: What is your career history?
A: Mechanic Mortons B.R.S for 5 years, Iran for 1 year, Coventry Climax for 7 years
Q: What is the most common reason for failure you find on cars?
A: Lights and Tyres
Q: What is the worst car you have tested, and why?
A: Austin Princess (wheel fell off)
Q: What is the most common reason for failure you find on motorcycles?
A: -
Q: What is the worst motorcycle you have tested, and why?
A: -
Q: Have you ever tested anyones car who is famous?
A: Dave Moorcroft (Olympic runner)
Q: What do you enjoy most about the job?
A: Meeting different people
Q: What advice would you give anyone coming for an MOT test at Bill and Bob?
A: It is always a good idea to check your lights, tyres, washers and wipers. It really increases the chances of a pass enormously

Image of Martin one of the Bill and Bob MOT Testers

Q: What is your name?
A: Martin
Q: How long have you been doing MOT testing?
A: Since 1988
Q: What is your career history?
A: Vauxhall dealership 5 year apprentice, 5 years at Coventry Transport, self employed since 1978
Q: What is the most common reason for failure you find on cars?
A: Lights
Q: What is the worst car you have tested, and why?
A: -
Q: What is the most common reason for failure you find on motorcycles?
A: Headlight aim
Q: What is the worst motorcycle you have tested, and why?
A: -
Q: Have you ever tested anyones car who is famous?
A: The Krankees
Q: What do you enjoy most about the job?
A: Meeting different people
Q: What advice would you give anyone coming for an MOT test at Bill and Bob?
A: Check your lights, washers, wipers, horn and tyre tread is within the legal limit

Image of Nick one of the Bill and Bob MOT Testers

Q: What is your name?
A: Nick
Q: How long have you been doing MOT testing?
A: Since 1991
Q: What is your career history?
A: Lucas-Cav, Coventry Climax, Jaguar
Q: What is the most common reason for failure you find on cars?
A: Lights, tyres, wipers, washers
Q: What is the worst car you have tested, and why?
A: Austin Mini - car was totally abused by the owner
Q: What is the most common reason for failure you find on motorcycles?
A: Headlight Aim, rear reflectors
Q: What is the worst motorcycle you have tested, and why?
A: -
Q: Have you ever tested anyones car who is famous?
A: Dave Moorcroft (Olympic runner), Jack Bodell (Boxer) and Adam Woodyatt (Eastender actor Ian Beale)
Q: What do you enjoy most about the job?
A: Meeting people, educating people to keep their cars roadworthy
Q: What advice would you give anyone coming for an MOT test at Bill and Bob?
A: Check what you can yourself, a lot of it really is common sense

Image of Mark Jnr one of the Bill and Bob MOT Testers

Q: What is your name?
A: Mark
Q: How long have you been doing MOT testing?
A: Since 2003
Q: What is your career history?
A: I worked in engineering for about 5 years before moving into the motor trade
Q: What is the most common reason for failure you find on cars?
A: Light bulbs
Q: What is the worst car you have tested, and why?
A: Old VW Beetles are rot boxes! They were nice when they were new but they are getting a bit old now
Q: What is the most common reason for failure you find on motorcycles?
A: Headlight aim
Q: What is the worst motorcycle you have tested, and why?
A: -
Q: Have you ever tested anyones car who is famous?
A: Adam Woodyatt (Eastender actor Ian Beale)
Q: What do you enjoy most about the job?
A: I get to drive a lot of different cars
Q: What advice would you give anyone coming for an MOT test at Bill and Bob?
A: Bring your car early so you have time to fix it if needs be before the MOT runs out

Image of John one of the Bill and Bob MOT Testers

Q: What is your name?
A: John
Q: How long have you been doing MOT testing?
A: Since 2006
Q: What is your career history?
A: Trained and worked at Bill and Bob since 2002c
Q: What is the most common reason for failure you find on cars?
A: Lights and tyres
Q: What is the worst car you have tested, and why?
A: -
Q: What is the most common reason for failure you find on motorcycles?
A: Headlamp aim
Q: What is the worst motorcycle you have tested, and why?
A: Scooters, usually mistreated and and not looked after
Q: Have you ever tested anyones car who is famous?
A: The uncle of Marcus Hall (Coventry City footballer)
Q: What do you enjoy most about the job?
A: -
Q: What advice would you give anyone coming for an MOT test at Bill and Bob?
A: Have your motor vehicle serviced regularly makes for a road worthy car