MOT Type 1

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MOT Type 1

What is MOT Type 1?

MOT Type 1 is a sub base that is formed using recycled crushed concrete and consists of rubble of varying size, from 40mm right down to dust. It compacts well to form a solid base which makes it an ideal sub base for large and small jobs such as;

  • Pavements
  • Roads
  • Drives
  • Car parks
  • Patios.

What is MOT Type 1 made of?

Our MOT Type 1 is made from crushed Concrete, however it is also possible to find it made from either Granite or Limestone. 

What does MOT stand for?

MOT stands for Ministry of Transport, and relates to the government department who were the predecessor to the Department of Transport. Their role is essentially to regulate and maintain all 4,300 miles of road in the UK, and they set of the specifications relating to all materials that are used to lay roads; MOT Type 1 being one of the most crucial. As such, all MOT Type 1 used on main roads across the UK must meet these specifications to ensure optimum safety.