Issue 272 6 March 2014

VLT Roller Brake Testing

Approved for classes III, IV, V, VI, VII, HGV & Trailer

Developed and manufactured in our own factory in the Netherlands, VL Test Systems is the only UK supplier of vehicle test equipment in the UK that relies 100% on its own nationwide service network of factory trained engineers. We do not use sub contractors or third parties and we are therefore able to offer the best service response to support your valuable purchase of VLT Equipment.

VLT Equipment is modern, robust, workshop and user friendly with VLT software and solutions. Our test equipment is low maintenance and engineered to the highest possible standards. We specialise in VOSA ATF lanes and our equipment is fully approved.

VL Test Systems products are specified by: VOSA, MOD, Scania, Stagecoach, First Bus and Volvo.

Stay safe on the roads with brake testers from Turnkey 

Make sure your vehicles stay safe on the road with a range of portable brake testers from Turnkey.

With no connection to the vehicle they are quick and easy to use and are fully VOSA approved. You are sure to be compliant at all times. 

Ideal in helping operators to complete the
6 weekly preventative maintenance inspection.

Designed, manufactured and supported right here in the UK.

Prices start from just £225.00

Click below to visit our website and for contact information to arrange a demonstration.


The simple solution
to air braking problems

  • 3 x 300PSI / 20Bar, 4" industrial gauges.
  • 3 x 5 metre black PVC hose rated up to 600 PSI.
  • With a M16 x 1.5 test point adaptor fitted to the hose end.
  • Tough and durable protective plasticase
  • Protective insert for the equipment when in transit
  • Ensures compliance with EC braking regulations.

Hydraulic Brake Test Kit

"Enables full hydraulic brake system testing"

  •  2x4000 PSI / 275Bar, 4" industrial gauges
  • 2x4 metre hydraulic hoses rated up to 10,000 PSI
  • Self seal bleed adaptors 1xM12, 1xM10, 1xM8, 1xM6
  • Tough and durable protective plasticase with inserts
  • Protective insert for the equipment when in travel
  • Ensures compliance with EC braking regulations

MAHA, HGV Brake Testers
Quality, reliability & flexibility

As a pioneer and global leader in electronic brake testing technology, MAHA are specialists in the testing of safety-relevant components, producing quality products for more than 40 years. Testing systems and installations are the result of close cooperation with vehicle manufacturers - from the development phase up to final production.

MAHA HGV brake testers are widely specified in VOSA DP and ATF Lanes throughout the UK. Our very own software for system networking, and options such as TCS Tachograph (an add on for calibration of Tachographs at Brake testing speed using one combined unit) this adds flexibility.

• 13 to 20 ton per axle
• Optional Tachograph Testing
  (combined unit)
• Above floor or recessed
• In and Outside installations
• PC Systems or Analogue
• VI data base

BM14200 (previously known as BM12200) – MORE THAN JUST A ROLLER BRAKE TESTER!


  1. The first unit to be approved for ATF Testing in the UK
    - All class testing (MOT, ATL and ATF).
  2. Latest BM software developed in conjunction with VOSA
    - Reliable PASS/FAIL evaluation.
  3. Wireless One man testing in cab display-control (PDA)
    - Cost effective operation.
  4. VOSA accepted RBT Tachograph system
    - Increases your turnover and return on investment.
  5. Heavy Duty 15 KW gear motors for lasting reliability
    - Built to minimise maintenance costs and downtime

Our mobile brake tester, the BM20200, is also fully ATF Approved !

1090 ATF Commercial
Brake Tester

VOSA approved for Class III, IV, V, VL & VII (MOT, ATL & ATF)

The Bradbury 1090 ATF Commercial Vehicle Roller Brake Tester is suitable for HGV, buses, coaches, light commercials & passenger cars.

Fully PC based system for data processing including a 22" TFT monitor displaying all relevant test data.

Can be operated by one man using an infra-red remote control, additional TFT or iPad.

Dedicated support from Area Manager through Application Process.
Most competitive RBT on market.

Standard Features:

  • Automatic Weighing System
  • 18T Axle Weight
  • Soft Start or Star Delta
  • Roller Lock
  • Bi – directional
  • Full VOSA Database
  • 4x4 Programme
  • Non ATF options available

Contact us 01604 828 648

The Ultimate Inspection Sheet
Brake Tester

BrakeCheck is approved by VOSA for many vehicles; in the commercial sector VOSA accept BrakeCheck for testing all commercial type vehicles on every inspection.

VOSA are continually advising operators, commercial repairers and in house workshops to complete regular inspection sheet brake tests, BrakeCheck is the tester! 

BrakeCheck will conduct a Service, Secondary & Parking brake test with ease and can also be used on vehicles such as, fork lifts, construction / quarry vehicles, agricultural tractors and trailers.

Once tested BrakeCheck can be downloaded to a PC through CabCheck software, this program can be supplied to print and store single tests or compile a database of results for analysis and reporting. Hand held portable printers are also available for quick easy printing.

EBS / ABS Faults Identified with Ease

Any workshop requires fast, accurate and effective tools to diagnose faults easily and quickly. A high percentage of brake EBS/ABS faults are around the sensor or the sensor itself.

The ABS Sensor Master is an easy to use device which will confirm each EBS/ABS sensor is operational and effective. By connecting to the sensor socket on each wheel, individual sensor faults can easily be identified.

"Finally used the Sensor Master and found it to be very useful and, as you said, very easy to use. Thank you for your sharp delivery. Would recommend it to anyone who is thinking of buying one!"
Paul Woolener & Scott Elliott, Hamblion Workshop.

"The order arrived as promised. We have tried out the sensor tester and it is an impressive piece of kit. Many thanks for your prompt service."
Neil Robinson, Tyson Haulage.

Trailer ABS / EBS Brake Tester

TrailerCheck 4 Vans is an ideal cost effective trailer ABS/ EBS diagnostic tester and service tool.

Designed to be installed in a van or workshop, the TrailerCheck 4 Vans will power a trailer lighting circuits, test the ABS / EBS warning light, tests CAN Lines and AIR BRAKES.

An intelligent unit, the TrailerCheck 4 Vans has two air test gauges incorporated, with a hand held remote brake activator and digital pressure gauge one service engineer can maintain and repair a trailer.

For ECU diagnostics the Code Talk Remote interfaces with the trailers ECU. Code Talk Remote can read and clear ABS & EBS systems, read fleet management data and carry out live actuations.

TrailerCheck 4 Vans is an ideal service and diagnostic tool for today’s commercial vehicle maintenance practices. aide automotive also offer portable TrailerCheck systems and The Trailer Diagnostic ECU Reader Code Talk as a single purchase item!


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