Author: Julian Woods

15 Jul 10 year old tyres on commercial vehicle’s updated legislation announced

The government has set out plans to update legislation on commercial vehicle tyres which will mean tyres over 10 years old in most case swill be outlawed see full details on the gov.uk website: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-bans-old-coach-bus-and-lorry-tyres-from-roads-in-new-measures-to-improve-road-safety?utm_source=ebdd93f0-4a66-4cb1-8495-3365960a56f3&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate...

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01 Jul DVSA update MOT testing guide

1st July 2020, the DVSA have released updates to the MOT testing guide the update are the full guide can be found @ https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/896880/MOT-testing-guide.pdf...

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19 Jun HGV testing to restart

The DVSA have announced today (friday 19/06/2020) that HGV testing will restart from the 4th July 2020. https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKDVSA/bulletins/2919e0b...

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05 Jun DfT Update on road transport rules (04/06/2020)

the link below will take you to the latest update from the DfT on road transport rules, this includes: Driver Qualification card Validity Tachograph calibrations Operator Financial standing update Driver Attestation update DFT post ...

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05 Jun 2 Post lift added to RAPEX alert system

A second alert has now been raised over the safety of a vehicle lift, this lift was identified in Finland but may have made it way to the UK market also. link to alert. Rapex website https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=viewProduct&reference=A12/00843/20&lng=en  ...

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15 May Sad News

We are very sorry to advise that Paul Maynard of Weber UK has passed away, Paul was a great supporter of the industry and the GEA and will be missed by all that knew him....

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