A Crash Course in Capital Equipment Leasing – Part One

If you are in the market for new equipment for your workshop in 2019 but prefer to reserve your cash and/or current credit lines? Perhaps that plain truth is that you can't afford to tie up your working capital to get the actual equipment you prefer and might be forced to not invest at all …

Understanding Wheel Alignment

Wheel Alignment is an area of vehicle repair and assessment which is very often misunderstood. Many garages cite a 2x2 laser wheel alignment system for measurement, the adjustment being controlled by inspectors manually using eyes only. These systems are the cheaper end of the alignment scale. In fact, as a wheel alignment tool they are …

DVSA VT01 Applications – Expert Assistance

As a manufacturer of DVSA approved equipment GETECH Garage Equipment are ideally placed to discuss any project requirement with. We are, in fact, expert at navigating the entire process in the quickest time possible. Whilst new online publications in part assist new garages or existing test stations to complete the application paperwork; our experience, especially …

DVSA Decoded Part 2: Who and what are the AEDM & NT’s?

Read Part One HERE With so many terms used within the MoT scheme it is not a surprise that we come across individuals confused with the terminology. This blog piece explains the terms: Authorised Examiner Designated Manager or AEDM and Nominated Testers or NT’s The authorised examiner designated manager or AEDM is the individual who is physically approved as …

Vehicle maintenance checks during winter

First published in 2016, this advice still holds true for the winter months ahead... Keeping your business on the road is always challenging and particularly so during winter when severe weather could strike at any time. It’s important to check the weather forecasts for the areas you’ll be operating in so that you can plan …

Getting Funding for an MOT Testing Bay Project

When you are looking at starting up a new business or moving into a new business area through expansion, one of the areas where the least effort is put in is with the funding to achieve the outcome (or equipment) that you want at a cost that is ultimately palatable. Many owners simply look at …

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 …