Association News

08 Jun Automechanika Birmingham

Automechanika Birmingham have announced that it will be moving the scheduled date of the Birmingham show from 2022 to the 6th-8th June 2023 this is so it will not conflict with the scheduled Automechanika Germany show which is now repositioned to September 2022....

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03 Jun DVSA reviewing ATF application

DVSA has reviewed its temporary suspension of accepting new ATF applications full details can be viewed on on the .gov website https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKDVSA/bulletins/2e21e8b ...

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24 May New database files for ATF roller brake testers

The DVSA have released the next revision of its vehicle database for use on ATF roller brake testers, it is expected that all ATF units will have the update installed by the 1st November 2021. the database is available in 2 formats DTA or DAT,...

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24 May GEA Charity golf day.

We are pleased to release the date and booking form for the GEA annual golf day, follow the link for the full agenda of the days events, looking forward to seeing as many members here on the day. https://www.gea.co.uk/events/...

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21 May DVSA update the MOT tester guide.

The DVSA have released an update to the MOT testers guide, the MOT testers guide can be viewed on the .gov website Refer to table of changes for the full updates. https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/988325/mot-testing-guide.pdf ...

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23 Apr DVSA guidance on fraud.

The DVSA are publishing guidance to help drive down fraud in the MOT industry, full details can be found using the below link. https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/UKDVSA/bulletins/2ce5267...

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20 Apr Testing of speed limiter response.

From the 1st May 2021 the DVSA will cease testing of analogue tachographs as part of the ATF test. full details can be seen on the .gov website using the below link Speed limiter response will no longer be tested at annual test (govdelivery.com)  ...

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19 Apr DVSA Special notice 02-21

DVSA have today (19/04/2021) released special notice 02-21 informing MOT station that any new applicant to become an MOT site, change of registered business or on replacing emissions equipment from the 1st May will need to be of a connected approved version. full details can be...

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22 Mar DVSA update MOT tester manual (appendix C Seat beats)

The DVSA have released an update to the MOT testers manual 22/03/2021: Page summary: Inspection processes and rules for car, private bus and light commercial vehicle (class 3, 4, 5 and 7 vehicle) MOT tests. Change made: Appendix C: Seat belt fitment tables – First published full detail can be...

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