Motorcycle MOT Testing Bays

Adding an MOT bay into an existing motorcycle repair workshop can pay big dividends. If you haven't already installed an MOT bay to your motorcycle repair business you are missing out on a massive opportunity to boost your companies turn-over and this is simply that an MOT is a yearly requirement for all riders. Thus …

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 …

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 …

#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 …

#AnsweringBack – Why is there a mirror on an headlight beam tester?

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 is there a mirror on an headlight beam tester?" Here is the answer... In order to measure the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …