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    Q374: Are there any exemptions to road tax?

    A number of vehicles are exempt from the requirement to pay tax - the main ones are:

    • Vehicles used by someone who is disabled
    • Electrically assisted pedal cycles
    • Vehicles going to/from a pre-arranged MOT - see Q360
    • Police, fire and ambulance vehicles
    • Mobility scooters/invalid carriages
    • Historic vehicles - vehicles constructed 40 or more years ago
    • Electric vehicles
    • Mowing machines
    • Steam powered vehicles
    • Vehicles used for agriculture, horticulture and forestry
    • Gritters and snow ploughs

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