Brake Testers for Motorcycles

The GETECH GE2 roller brake tester is  the best product available to UK MOT garages due to its infra-red remote control,  integrated weighing facility, large LED display - it is supplied not only with a free roller cover but also a 5 year extended parts warranty to give you complete peace of mind over the …

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Inspection Pits for MOT Bays

Have you ever considered an Inspection Pit for MOT purposes? Chances are you're in one of two categories. The first group of people think that a pit is a cold, dark place which should be avoided at all costs - the second realise the potential an inspection pit based MOT bay can offer a garage …

MOT Bays – A guide to the equipment

An MOT Bay consists of various items of equipment which are used in order to evaluate the roadworthyness of a subject vehicle. Equipment contained within approved premises usually consists of a; Headlight Tester - Rail Mounted Means for Underside Inspection (A Lift or a Pit) A Roller Brake Tester (RBT) or Plate Brake Tester Vehicle …

Accurate Brake Testing on Any Road Surface!

The BrakeCheck4Quarries is a portable brake tester designed specifically for quarry and plant vehicles (including mobile cranes). The Bowmonk BrakeCheck4Quarries is a fully self-contained, user-friendly, portable brake tester, suitable for quarries, coal sites, concrete plants, brickyards, recycling plants and HGV workshops. The instrument records the braking efficiency in a matter of minutes, and can optionally …

Bye-Bye 4-2-2 (for the time being at least)

Welcome news at the end of last week was the announcement from the DVSA that the frequency of the first MOT inspection of a vehicles life would remain at 3 years and not 4 as had been originally proposed. Much has been written on this subject since the government originally tabled this proposal so there …

Comparison quoting process by customer leads to surprising confession!

We all like a pat on the back don't we! It's nice when someone can see the value of what you add to their business with your equipment and / or support; but within the last week a surprising admission was passed onto a potential customer who relayed the information back to us at the …

New Option MOT Emissions

Emissions machines are absolutely critical to an MOT garage as there is no back-up machine which can be used to complete a test in the event of failure. Therefore selecting a reliable and cost effective machine is critical. Our standard machine is the French built CAPALEC combined emissions machine. Firstly it is very compact - …

#AnsweringBack – In Short: Why Use Play Detectors?

During a weekly drill-down into our web-page we came across an interesting query which forms part of a new series of blog posts where we "Answer Back" - The question posed for this blog post was; "Why Use Play Detectors?" Play detection equipment is used in an MOT bay to eliminate the MOT assistant from …

HGV Truck & Trailer Testing

In order to establish that your HGV fleet is in a well-maintained state it is important to conduct regular assessments of vehicle safety systems to ensure that they are functioning correctly. From a brake testing perspective, regular checks ensure that vehicle braking performance is maintained and in order to analyse and record those checks most …