MOT

MOT change proposals: the industry reacts

Jan 23, 2023No Comments

There has been further reaction to the proposed changes to the MOT by the department for Transport. The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has written to

Proposed changes to make MOTs fit for the f...

Jan 19, 2023No Comments

The Department for Transport has today (Wednesday 18 January) launched a public consultation on the future of MOTs in Great Britain. Views are being sought

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

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

Two-year interval for MoT poses a known ris...

May 17, 2022Comments off

Following the government’s announcement of consideration being given to change the requirement for an MoT test from every year to every two years, TyreSafe is

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Government proposal to reduce frequency of ...

Apr 28, 2022Comments off

MoTs could be required every two years rather than annually, according to proposals reportedly set out by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps. On the whole, the

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Speed cameras should be checking your tax, ...

Mar 03, 2022Comments off

The UK’s largest independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, is highlighting to the police, councils and safety partnerships that the overwhelming majority of UK motorists

Thomas Hardie takes Totalkare Y-MECH lifts ...

Jan 24, 2022Comments off

Thomas Hardie Commercials have upgraded their vehicle lifting capabilities at two of their sites in the Northwest of England with assistance from workshop equipment experts,

Workshop backlogs expected in September as ...

Jul 30, 2021Comments off

Demand for MOT tests between September and December is expected to cause “workshop chaos”, according to Continental Tyres. More than five million additional tests are