Association News

08 Nov DVSA update VT01 form

Please note that the DVSA have updated the VT01 form (Application / Apply to open, run or change an MOT test station) on the 1st November 2019. The form now request some extra data to be supplied as part of the application. submitting an application...

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01 Nov DVSA Announce next equipment to be connected to MTS,

Decelerometers will be mandatory to be connected for new VTS application from the 1st Feb 2020 See .gov website for more information https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mot-centre-approved-testing-equipment?utm_source=625353e1-a5fc-4076-8c3d-9061f3ed0bc0&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate ...

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25 Oct Wire Rope Course

New date for January 2020 now launched 30th January 2020 09.30-15.30 (including lunch)book your space nowhttps://www.gea.co.uk/training-courses/ ...

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05 Aug GEA Golf day

The 2019 GEA Golf day was a great success with play being enjoyed my many of our members. For the GEA nominated charity BEN, we managed to raise £1100 on the day from the various competitions. Photos of the event can be seen on our Facebook page...

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03 Jul GEA publish more dates for Wire Rope Inspection Course

Due to high demand for places on the wire rope inspection course the GEA have now added extra dates, please check out the training page for the latest dates available on all courses. https://www.gea.co.uk/training-courses/ alternatively, Contact Vanessa on 01327 312616 or Vanessa@gea.co.uk ...

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03 Jul DVSA publish “Test Equipment Interface to MTS”

This specification for connecting MOT test equipment to MTS (MOT Testing Services) system has been published in line with the new DVSA requirements that equipment manufacturers of brake testers whom are seeking to be added to the list of DVSA approved equipment from the 1st...

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30 May DVSA publish a cut off date for unconnectable equipment

We have recently received many questions from members regarding the GEA’s current approval process for equipment and the connectivity to MOT standards.  Today (30/05/2019) the DVSA have informed us of the following: No new approvals to be granted for class 3, 4, 5  & 7 RBT’s from...

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22 May GEA GOLF DAY 2019

GEA GOLF DAY - THURSDAY, 1 AUGUST 2019, AT BREADSALL PRIORY Please find attached details and entry form, which should be returned to helen@gea.co.uk PLEASE NOTE: Buggies are priced at £30 each and are dependent on weather conditions.  They must be pre-booked through the GEA.  There is limited...

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14 Aug GEA Golf Day 2018

GEA members had a great day at Breadsall Priory - 14 teams enjoyed the good weather and raised £1000.00 for BEN.  Click on link to read all about it....

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21 Feb Vehicle Lift Wire Rope Maintenance

The GEA has published advice on when to replace Load-Suspending Wire-Ropes used on vehicle service and inspection lifts. Please click on the link below to download the file:...

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