The European Union's roadworthiness package agrees the minimum standards for the annual test and roadside inspections of all vehicles within the Union. But how will we make those directives a practical reality for commercial vehicles on British roads?
Advice and guidance on preparing trucks, buses and vans for the annual MOT test
We have this year updated the Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness – essential reading for anyone whose responsibilities include vehicle roadworthiness.
Headlamp aim remains the top fail item for heavy vehicles at annual test. The most likely causes? Well, it has to be either you or the kit.
Tests for diesel cars and heavy vehicles are to be tightened up to ensure vehicles have a critical exhaust filter if one had originally been fitted as standard, Roads Minister Robert Goodwill has announced.
The Department for Transport has issued a safety recommendation on the use of older tyres by buses and coaches. Tyres over 10 years old should be fitted only to the rear axles of such vehicles as part of a twin …
This year’s Tyre Safety month – October – focussed on the importance of checking your tyre pressure. But there’s more to tyres than pressure and more to tyre safety than checking them once a year.
Don’t let your brakes reach breaking point – read our advice on the most common problems we come across and how to avoid letting them affect your journeys. In addition to being one of the major causes of public service …
The Department for Transport will very soon introduce a regulation outlining two new exemptions from the requirement to hold the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) qualification. The first exemption benefits both mechanics and valets delivering vehicles.