I thought you could legally drive a car without tax/mot to the MOT station, as long as its;
a, The most direct route.
b, Its a prebooked MOT
c, Its a close MOT station.
d, Your insurance is covered.
e, Its to the MOT station only
, no detours/repairs/general use/etc.
Im sure others can verify.http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Motoring/OwningAVehicle/Mot/DG_4022108