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MOT Equipment Calibration -NEWS

The DVSA have released special notice 2.1 & 2.2 as below:

2.1 Decelerometer Calibration

From 1 April 2023, all decelerometers must be calibrated at intervals not exceeding 1 year. This is a change from the current 2 year cycle.

Decelerometer calibration certificates issued before 1 April 2023 will be acceptable until they expire. After this, the equipment must be calibrated annually.

2.2 Brake Tester & Headlamp Tester Calibration

The DVSA have released special notice 2.1 & 2.2 as below:

From 1 April 2023, calibration of brake testers and headlamp testers will no longer be acceptable if completed by vehicle testing station (VTS) staff.

Calibration must only be completed by either:

the original manufacturer

a company that has taken over responsibility for equipment support from the manufacturer

a calibration specialist

VTSs employing independent calibration specialists must satisfy themselves of the technical competence and viability of the company concerned and be able to demonstrate this to DVSA upon request.

The search for a professional and competent service for reliable calibration is on. If you are looking for someone to carry out calibrations efficiently act now!

RS Workshop Equipment have more than 20 years experience of MOT Bay equipment supply, installation and calibration, working with a company that; knows the business, the equipment and can repair, service and advise is surely worth considering first.

For more information contact 01832 741007 or email today.

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