Trailer Brake Testing – A Guide to Interim Brake Testing

The Traffic Commissioners Office have warned operators on many occasions that brake testing must be carried out to a higher standard and more regularly - ideally as a part of routine safety inspection. They say that far too often, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) enforcement officers are finding that testing of brake performance is …

Add Motorcycle MoT Testing as an Additional Revenue Stream

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As we approach the middle of the year then the thoughts of some motorcycle specialists turn toward the installation of a motorcycle mot bay. And why not? Adding an MOT bay into a specialist shop makes perfect sense - you will be in the biking community where word of your investment will quickly spread through …

Measurement & Analysis of Decelerating Force Components using Brake Meters.

Adhesion There is a frictional grip between the tyre and road and it varies dependent on the nature and condition of both. The braking force at any wheel cannot exceed the available adhesion or that wheel will lock and the retardation will be reduced, resulting in a lower value of efficiency than would be the …

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 …

Buying Atl? STOP! OPT for OPTL instead!

If you are confused by One Person Automated Testing is you are seemingly not alone. A survey of recent inquiries made led us to examine the understanding the experienced mechanic or garage owner might have of exactly what equipment specification they should be considering for installation. The over-riding majority of MOT inquiry applicants came from …

One to One Assistance Given

Only YOU understand how you want the MOT bay to integrate with; and drive forward your repair garage, so we utilise that knowledge to work into our final bay layout design by working with you closely throughout the initial design stages with an allocated project manager who is conversant with the approval regulations relating to …

A move away from the establishment could be a shrewd choice for garage owners nationally.

Perhaps you decided on the supplier of your MOT equipment on the basis of the manufacturer name? Tecalemit, Boston, Snap-On or Bradbury for example. Potentially you sought advice from another garage in your area and used their experiences to make your decision. You may only be driven by price... but whatever the reason, should you …

Roadside Emissions Testing is Coming!

HGV emissions enforcement In August 2017 we’ll start to carry out roadside checks which target lorry drivers and operators who cheat on vehicle emissions. The crackdown is based on evidence that some drivers and operators are using cheat devices to cut the cost of operating. This enforcement will help make vehicles safer by cutting the …

NPI – Fasep Tyre Changers

In order to offer our customers more choice in terms of wheel care products, we will sonn be able to offer Fasep tyre changing, wheel balancing and alignment equipment. FASEP are an innovative manufacturer of automotive garage equipment providing a full range of high-tech tyre equipment and service solutions. Established in 1969, by Fulvio Boni, …