Association News

17 Apr Update from DVSA on Vehicle MOT extension

The DVSA have posted an update about MOT extensions to advise updates are only being applied 7 days prior to the expiry date Link to the DVSA post below https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-mots-for-cars-vans-and-motorcycles-due-from-30-march-2020 ...

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17 Apr Sad News:

Andy Elkins (Jiffy) passed away on Tuesday. Andy was a well respected Development Engineer working at Crypton and will be a sad loss to our Industry. Please see link for remembrance details. http://www.funeralguide.co.uk/obituaries/76037  ...

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08 Apr HSE guidelines on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

HSE have issued updated guidance on: RIDDOR reporting related to covid 19 Advise for employers on home working safety Regulations on chemical during outbreak Social distancing guidelines link to HSE website for latest updates ...

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02 Apr Government FAQ to Heavy and PSL operators

Advice for Heavy Goods (HGV) and Public Service Vehicle (PSV) Operators link to acritical on government website https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/advice-heavy-goods-and-public-service-vehicle-operators-covid-19...

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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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