MOT Connected Equipment regulations apply to Gas Analysers & Smoke Meters from 1 May 2021
Special Notice 02-21 announced the extension of the DVSA's Connected MOT Equipment rollout to include emissions equipment from the beginning of May.
The rules apply to companies testing or planning to test Classes 4, 5, and 7 under the following circumstances:
- Opening a new MOT centre
- Reopening a closed MOT centre
- Changing ownership
- Replacing emissions testing equipment
This means that anyone starting a new MOT Station or taking over an existing business will now require connected emissions in addition to a connected roller brake tester and a connected decelerometer.
The last item on the list for a fully connected test lane is a digital headlamp aim tester. This is likely to be a little way off still as the DVSA has yet to provide the final product specifications to manufacturers.
Read the full DVSA Special Notice on Connected Emissions.
Boston's 'one-key' solution
One of the main advantages of a Boston ‘connected equipment’ test lane is that all items are operated from a single PC control station using one software program. This means MOT Stations benefit from faster, simpler testing and just one point of contact for service and support. It also means that only one DVSA ‘key’ is required to connect all equipment to the MTS.
Come and visit us and try before you buy!
Anyone wishing to see our complete Connected Equipment range in use before buying is welcome to visit us at our premises located in Beckingham Business Park, Essex, CM9 8LZ. We'll also provide a sneak preview of our new cutting-edge control software due to be released later this year - keep an eye on our News section for more details on this.