MOT system failure causes headaches for garage owners

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Drivers are being forced off the road after a government MOT system failed, leaving garages unable to issue certificates.

Motorists are being left without a vehicle – or to drive illegally – thanks to a government system glitch, which is forcing garages to turn them away.