Association News

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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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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06 Feb CV show

Reminder that the Commercial Vehicle show (CV show) is running 28th-30th April 2020 Reserve your free show entry ticket using the following link CV Show registrations  ...

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03 Feb Updated requirements published by the DVSA for MOT stations

The DVSA have published updated information required when applying to open an MOT station Updated guidance notes as copies of criminal record check certificates (Scotland only) and declarations of unspent criminal convictions your limited company or partnership need to be sent by post rather than email. Updated...

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28 Jan Norther Ireland Suspend MOT tests due to faulty lifts

It has been reported today (28/01/2020) that mot tests for cars and light commercials at 15 of the government run sites has been suspended due to the lifts used in the inspection process failing its regular inspections. The supplier is currently working with the DVS in...

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