New Month – New Regulations

The rollout of connected equipment continues for new garages with the news this week that decelerometers will also have to be capable of connecting to the DVSA MTS system in February 2020. The connected equipment changes are designed to minimise the chances of data entry error when sending results back to the DVSA at the …

Setting Up an MOT Station

We grease the wheels to get you MOT approved quickly! Setting up an MOT station is an involved process. Not only do you need to understand many regulations pertaining to vehicle testing and inspection, but also you will need to undergo training to gain qualifications in MOT test centre management and vehicle repair technologies. The …

What is Connected MoT Equipment, How it Will Improve Test Reporting & Reduce Fraud?

When the news broke earlier this month that as of October all new or replacement brake testing equipment to be used in the MOT scheme for either new applicants or to replace older equipment in existing testing stations would have to be "connected" we, not surprisingly, got lots of phone calls from existing and prospective …

A Crash Course in Capital Equipment Leasing – Part Two

Did you just arrive at this page and did you miss reading Part One? - Click HERE to read it. So you want to learn more about, or are unsure if, Equipment Leasing and if it is right for your business... So here's what you need to know: Equipment leasing can be an effective way …

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 …