As well as stringent new rules on who should leave the house and when,
he said only ‘essential’ shops will be allowed to stay open to the public .
This includes supermarkets, forecourts, hardware stores, newsagents and pharmacies.
Alongside garages, which can remain open for emergency work, Post Offices and banks will also be allowed to remain open.
Vehicle approval tests, needed when you import, build, reconstruct or radically alter a vehicle, have Also been suspended for up to three months.
If your car does need an MOT, but still needs service or repair work, many garages are now offering a mobile service whereby they’ll come out to you to carry out that work at your home.
It’s worth calling around your local garages to find out whether this is something they offer.
You might want to clean the surfaces you touch both inside and outside the car once the work has been completed.