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Expert shares advice for appealing an MOT f...

Mar 14, 2023No Comments

You may feel like the decision that has been made to fail your car’s MOT is incorrect. If you think this then you may want

Free Rolling Tyres: change to the annual te...

Nov 07, 2022Comments off

A robust tyre management system is an essential part of any operator’s maintenance system. This includes in-service tyres which are appropriate for the vehicle and

DVSA Earned Recognition launches TfL module...

Oct 25, 2022Comments off

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’s (DVSA) flagship earned recognition scheme has been accredited by Transport for London (TfL) and helps member operators bid for

Technology helping operators gain Earned Re...

Oct 24, 2022Comments off

Earned Recognition (ER) is a voluntary scheme for operators of all sizes that demonstrate a strong track record of compliance and adherence to standards. Introduced

Mandatory laden brake testing at annual tes...

Oct 21, 2022Comments off

Last month, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) confirmed that most HGV vehicles and trailers will have to be appropriately laden for their annual

Present laden vehicles and trailers at annu...

Sep 23, 2022Comments off

Vehicle Testing and Roadworthiness Policy Specialist Richard Clements, explains what is involved and why vehicles and trailers should be presented for test laden. Testing a

DVSA: Trailers tested in May & June 20...

Aug 18, 2022Comments off

The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is aware that some trailers fitted with Knorr Bremse Electronic Braking Systems (EBS) may have been incorrectly tested


Wheely-Safe technology receives DVSA recogn...

Aug 08, 2022Comments off

Wheely-Safe’s latest generation wheel loss detection system, which combines brake and hub temperature monitoring with an intelligent TPMS, has become one of the first products

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DVSA opens smart tachograph remote interrog...

Aug 05, 2022Comments off

“Game changing” tachograph sensing technology that can identify if an HGV driver is flouting tacho laws without the vehicle being stopped is being trialled by

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TruTac warns operators of ‘current day an...

Jul 06, 2022Comments off

TruTac is warning businesses about little-known but stringent tachograph compliance rules that require commercial vehicle operators to record and show evidence of drivers’ timetables – both