Issue 464   1 March 2018


Commercial Brake Testers
Class 4, 5, 5L, 7 & ATF

Vteq have been manufacturing Brake Testers for over 15 years with over 4,000 CV units throughout the world including the UK, Dubai, India, Europe, USA, Australia, Brazil and Malaysia.

• 13T to 20T Brake Tester
• Full DVSA Database
• Bi – directional/4x4
• Automatic Weighing
• Roller Lock/ Soft Start
• PC package/Tablet
• User friendly
• Outside installation
• Full UK coverage
• Tachograph Add-on
• Fits into many existing recesses

3 year warranty

Call: 01382 281 330

VL Test Systems Ltd

Experts in the supply of Commercial
Roller Brake Testers

Van Leeuwen Test Systems is celebrating 60 Years of Braking success in 2018.
VLT's Brake Tester range allows for the testing of HGV's, Coaches, Buses, Light Goods Vehicles and cars.
Designed & manufactured in our own factory in the Netherlands and supported by a network of factory trained engineers. Ensuring you will always receive High Quality products & after sales service.
VLT are a leading installer of DVSA ATF Lanes and will design, install and assist with the approval and sign off of your test lane.
All New Brake Testers come with a 5 Year Warranty on Motors & Gearboxes.

Brake Tester & Workshop Equipment From VDO

Equipment you can rely on time after time

VDO supply a range of Workshop diagnostic equipment to maximise workshop levels of efficiency. Products have been designed for Approved Tachograph stations and independent workshops throughout the UK and Europe.

• Brake Tester
• VDO Workshop Tablet
• VDO Rolling Road
• VDO Hartridge Rolling Road
• Load Simulator
• Play Detectors
• Headlight Testers
• Smoke Testers
• Shaker plates
• Radius Plates

Sales Hotline: 0121 326 1200


Get more out of your brake tester by performing brake testing and tachograph calibration in a single bay.

The dual functionality concept:

• uses the latest wireless technology to obtain
  W & L Factor in under 2 minutes

• provides precise measurements ensuring
  maximum accuracy

• allows tachograph calibrations to take place
  quickly and easily

Approved solutions for Nussbaum, VLT, Sherpa, Telecamit, BM Autoteknik and VTEQ brake testers, with possible further approval on request.

Find out more on 01382 866 400 or

MAHA, 7250 and 5250 HGV Brake
Testers, Quality, reliability
and ATF approved.

MAHA are manufacturers of vehicle testing equipment for safety-relevant components, producing quality products for more than 40 years. MAHA installations can be seen all around the UK and are a result of close co-operation with DVSA and vehicle manufacturers, they co-ordinate from development phase to final installation.

MAHA MBT 7250 Truck brake testers are widely specified in DVSA and ATF Lanes throughout the UK. Options include TCS Tachograph (an add on for calibration of Tachographs at Brake testing speed all in one combined unit) the MBT 5250 above floor unit adding further flexibility. Headlamp testing for LED Technology, and column lifts are all available.

• 13 to 20 ton per axle
• Optional Tachograph Testing (combined unit)
• Above floor or recessed
• Headlamp testing for LED technology
• In and Outside installations
• PC Systems with DVSA data base

Finance options available subject to conditions

Low cost Commercial
Brake Testing
from Liftmaster
DVSA approved for ATF
Also for MOT
Classes III, IV, VL, & VII.
PC controlled
including printer
and remote control.
From £13,500.00.

Call 01420 549035 Now for
professional advice

GEMCO - All your Brake Testing needs from the UK experts
Supply - Installation - Service

GEMCO are UK specialists of both fixed (In-ground) and mobile (surface mounted) Roller Brake Testing Equipment.

• PC & DVSA Database included with PASS/FAIL
• In–cab operation with easy-to-use tablet device
• Mobile Brake Testers suitable for outdoor use - easy
  to move
• Choice of 4 DVSA ATF Approved Brake Testers
• Dedicated Nationwide Engineers
• Mobile Brake Testers suitable for outdoor use - easy
  to move
• Commercial Brake Tester Experts
• Specialised service team with nationwide coverage
Prices for ATF Approved models start at just
  £22,495 + VAT installed!

BrakeCheck from Bowmonk

The most cost effective DVSA approved portable brake tester available.

BrakeCheck is designed to test service, hand and secondary brakes on any vehicle braking system. It also shows which side of the vehicle has brake problems by indicating left/right pull.

With no connection to the vehicle, carrying out a brake test couldn’t be easier. You simply drive the vehicle to a maximum 20mph and apply the brakes. Test results can then be viewed on the display or downloaded to a PC. Printing can be done from the PC or by using an optional portable printer.

• BrakeCheck is ideal for your ‘Six Weekly
   Inspection’ brake efficiency checks.
• DVSA and MOT approved
• One man operation
• 3-Axis Accelerometer
• Measures Peak Deceleration Front/Rear
• Measures Average Deceleration Front/Rear
• Measures Peak Acceleration Left/Right
• Vehicle pulls Left/Right indication and value
• Calculates Stopping Distance (metres)
• Calculates Test Speed (km/h)
• Size: 170 x 80 x 35 mm
• Weight: 0.4kg

Brake & Diagnostics Products
from aide automotive

aide automotive offer a range of Brake Testing, Servicing & Diagnostic Tools for commercial vehicle workshops. DVSA accept the use of an approved and calibrated decelerometer for truck brake testing, with the BrakeCheck Portable Decelerometer Printer kit, a workshop can meet the 3 additional required brake tests with minimum fuss.

For Trailer Servicing & Diagnostics, aide offer a complete Trailer Electrical (ABS Light & EBS CAN Line Test), Light and Air Brake Tester with Diagnostics interface for Trailer ECU Code Reading / Clearing and management data viewing.

EBS/ABS Sensor testing can be conducted with the Sensor Master, while Battery Diagnostics Tests with a Midtronics MDX Battery Tester.

Contact aide automotive by clicking the button opposite.


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