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man, servicing, volkswagen, commercial, vehiclePoor maintenance puts van operators at risk of expensive payouts

Story: Matt Morton | Posted 9 October 2014

RECENT figures from what was then the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) suggest that around 50% of all vans are now failing their MOTs. That means that over half of all vans being used daily by businesses are potentially un-roadworthy. Kevin Rendell, head of service and parts at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, told Business Vans… Read more…

Save downtime – get your van MoT tested while you sleepSave downtime – get your van MoT tested while you sleep

Story: Colin | Posted 4 October 2012

Story: COLIN DAWSON Your van isn’t earning its keep when it’s off the road. Any downtime will have a negative effect on your business and that includes MoT testing. Well, if you’re Midlands based, this could be the answer. Mercedes-Benz dealer Midlands Truck & Van is offering to MoT test your vans while you sleep…. Read more…

40_MOTNewLook246x155New appearance for MOT certificate

Story: Ralph | Posted 10 October 2011

New-look MOT certificate from October 2011 FROM Monday 17 October 2011, when you get your van MOT’d there will be a new look to the MOT certificate. Instead of the traditional green and white form, MOT certificates will be printed on to a single side of plain A4 paper in black ink. Although the certificate… Read more…

182_MOTFailures246x155Large vans worst for MOT failures

Story: Ralph Morton | Posted 25 June 2009

Large vans have the worst MOT pass rate and expose managers and the self-employed to fines up to £20,000.