New Motorcycle MOT Station Wanted? 2018 is already waiting for you…

It might be the middle of summer; but now really is the time to start to turn your attention toward the 2018 season if you want your garage to be MOT approved, ready & waiting for the first customers of the year... Gaining the approval of your garage's MOT facility through the vehicle inspectorate can …

Roadside Emissions Testing is Coming!

HGV emissions enforcement In August 2017 we’ll start to carry out roadside checks which target lorry drivers and operators who cheat on vehicle emissions. The crackdown is based on evidence that some drivers and operators are using cheat devices to cut the cost of operating. This enforcement will help make vehicles safer by cutting the …

What is a Play Detector?

A play detector is used within an MOT bay to eliminate test assistance from a 3rd party and to repeatably inspect both the steering and suspension elements of the subject vehicle. Play detection equipment can be installed into an inspection pit or within dedicated recesses within a lift's platform. Designs of play detection equipment vary …

Sole Trader MOT’s with an Inspection Pit

Many people imagine that as a sole trader; operating an MOT station from a small premises with limited headroom might be impossible - but you might also be surprised after talking to GETECH! Using an inspection pit to conduct the under vehicle checks required as part of the MOT is perfectly acceptable to the DVSA …

Class 4 or 7 MOT Test Bay Packages by GETECH

Adding an MOT bay to an existing garage or building a new workshop premises with associated MOT facilities? Then GETECH Equipment should be your obvious first port of call and here are some of the reasons why; Manufacturing Pedigree Equipment is only manufactured in Europe Equipment comes with a 5 year extended parts warranty Costs …

Handy Guide for Wannabe MOT Stations

Much confusion surrounds both the types of test bay which you can install and also with respect to the installation of an MOT bay within a garage environment. This handy synopsis explains the detail you need to know... Basic Classifications of Test Classes The first thing to understand is what are the classes of vehicle …

We’ve got you covered…

If you are based anywhere within mainland UK then GETECH can support you for all manner of workshop related requirements. If you require an item of equipment servicing, have a breakdown or require calibrations or service for your MoT bay equipment - then we can help you with a prompt professional response. For new projects, …

What are the Requirements to Become an MOT Centre?

Upon doing our usual online checks, we discovered the following search question from within Google which gave the lead for this blog post: What are the Requirements to Become an MOT Centre? Well, to answer this question correctly it must be expanded. Part 1 of the response is blogged here... From an owner/operator perspective it …

How Long Does an MOT Bay Project Take?

Our own MOT Expert Ashley Hance talks through MOT timings in this blog article... "Often I am asked at the point of sale as to the likely lead-time for the introduction of an MOT bay into an existing or new business premises... It is a question which is difficult to accurately answer given the complexity …