Calibration and Service – Some myths de-bunked

When you think about your MOT bay equipment and measures you can take to ensure your equipment remains in good condition what is the first thing that comes to mind? We suspect you will say either calibration or servicing. They are both likely answers, but most garage owners still have trouble explaining the difference between …

Advertisements

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 …

6 Weekly Brake Testing on Fleet Vehicles

It has become commonplace for HGV, Bus & Coach operators to conduct regular vehicle checks on fleets. These checks are required as part of a continuous "Duty of Care" regime which should ensure that vehicles are regularly monitored to ensure that the mechanical condition of the vehicle meets a satisfactory minimum level. As far as …

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 …

6 Weekly Fleet Brake Checks: PC Download or Print to Hard Copy?

The subject of this blog article pertains to the methods that can be employed to maintain vehicle testing data as part of a schedule of 6 weekly checks. The Bowmonk Brake Meter is a means to measure and record braking forces and efficiencies, and this data can be quickly acquired during a simple single test …

Local Authority Consent for MOT Bay Applications

Part of the application evidence that needs to be submitted to the DVSA when applying for an MOT station licence is "Local Authority Consent" which appears within Section C of the VT01 application form. Specifically the VT01 form requests; Evidence of planning permission (or an excemption) or written confirmation that existing approval covers MOT testing. …