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 …

Motorcycle MOT Bay Specialist

Within the supply market for motorcycle test bay equipment there are several options for equipment supplier, but none come near to a GETECH package! As the manufacturer of this equipment we are coming directly to you with our own DVSA approved equipment which can be supplied either as individual items or as part of a …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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. …