Originally Posted by doughboy
Not really, the new rules are to help catch out really bad or bodge / crap mods, i.e. HID kits, cheap plug in tuning boxes, ill-sized wheels and tyres, or obvious interference with emissions systems etc...
Anyone making considered, proven or quality modifications to their cars will be just fine if it passes emissons and has no adverse effects on the safety of the vehicle.
+1 I'm 100% with you here - not before time. Some of the Chav mods you see take no account of the safety of other road users.