Author: Julian Woods

01 Apr DVSA update MOT testing guide

1st April 2020 has seen an updated revision of the MOT tester guide released https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/876910/mot-testing-guide.pdf changes included are: Updated section B (authorised examiners), section D (requirements for authorisation), section H (documentation), section I (discipline), appendix 6 (Tester Training and Demonstration Tests), appendix 8 (disciplinary procedures) appendix 9 (Contact Points). The full details are set...

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27 Mar Update on garages staying open during Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.

Following the announcement from the Government / DVSA earlier this week, we have put together a summary of information / FAQs  MOT stations and garages are listed as essential businesses and are allowed to remain open under government guidelines. Support to equipment within garages is...

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25 Mar DVSA announce extension to MOT tests

Today the government have decided to help reduce the need for people to go out to get their vehicles MOT tested, that from Monday 30th March all MOT tests due will be postponed for 6 months Link to DVSA website below https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/driver-and-vehicle-standards-agency https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-mot-centre-and-tester-guidance  ...

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24 Mar Government Advise on Garages and MOT sites

The current (24/03/2020) guideline from the government is that Garages and MOT stations are classified as essential businesses and as such can remain open. support to enable these businesses to operate correctly is required and their is no restrictions on tihs, equipment supply and calibration...

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19 Mar CV show 2020 Cancelled

The Commercial Vehicle Show 2020 has been cancelled. Following the ongoing situation with the COVID-19 pandemic together with guidance, issued by the government on Monday evening (16 March), that all mass gatherings are to be avoided it has been clear that the only realistic options for...

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17 Mar Corona Virus, GEA assessments and courses

Due to the increasing situation with Corona virus/  Covid 19, we have decided that all the planned meetings, courses and engineers assessments scheduled to be held within the GEA facility for the coming weeks will be postponed. The GEA team will be still be operating should...

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09 Mar GEA Dinner 2020 and the outbreak of CoranaVirus in the UK?

The GEA dinner 2020 will be going ahead in-light of the ongoing concern about the outbreak of COVID-19 in the UK? In conjunction with the Hilton Metropole we are monitoring the situation regarding COVID-19 and are following the guidelines issued by the UK Government. Whilst the UK...

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14 Feb ATF update

DVSA have published the AFT newsletter issue 10 date Feb 2020 https://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/UKDVSA/2020/02/14/file_attachments/1379636/ATF%20update%2010%20February%202020%20v6.pdf  ...

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06 Feb GEA Dinner tickets

We are please to announce that the GEA dinner tickets are now released for sale: The GEA 75th annual Dinner is on Tuesday 28th April 2020 at the Hilton Metropole Hotel (NEC), this run alongside of the Commercial Vehicle show 28th -30th April. (you can also...

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