Following on from the introduction of connected Roller Brake Testers in October 2019, the DVSA has now announced the second cut-off deadline for the next piece of MOT equipment.
Connected decelerometers will officially be on the mandate from 1st February 2020.
Working closely with decelerometer manufacturers, the DVSA has been able to develop the software that will allow these products to connect to the MOT testing service.
What does this mean for you?
As with the roller brake testers, the DVSA will only approve new applications for testing facilities if they include an approved model of connected decelerometer brake tester from this date.
This change is only required for class 3, 4, 5 and 7 testing lanes at the moment.
Anybody looking to update their current MOT equipment in existing stations must also ensure they follow the connected route.
If your roller brake tester is out of action, you have 2 days in which it can use your decelerometers within the car to collect the deceleration data, as it’s taken out for a drive – your decelerometer can then be connected to a PC when the car gets back to the garage, and data sent over to the DVSA.
From the iconic mechanical Decelerometer to electronic solutions…
Known widely across the industry, Decelerometers are having to propel their products into the future – manufacturing electronic resources to cope with the new MOT connectivity requirements.
Offering a more portable, lightweight and easy to use answer to decelerometer brake testing, these new models are not just required to be installed, but they have also begun to outperform older versions of the more recognisable equipment.
As a reliable distributor of garage equipment across the UK, we only supply the best MOT equipment for your garage – including the Bowmonk Electronic Decelerometer.
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