Issue 454 27 November 2017

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


VLT = Brake Tester Experts

VL Test Systems is a leading worldwide supplier of High quality Vehicle testing equipment, established in 1958 they have nearly 60 years of experience. Experts in the supply of Roller Brake Testers their range allows for the testing of Buses, Coaches, HGV’s, LGV’s, Cars and Motorcycles.

• Designed and Manufactured by VLT
• Specialising in commercial Brake Testers
• Available with one-man operation
• DVSA Database & Bespoke applications
• 5 Year Warranty on Motor & Gearbox
• Lifetime warranty on Rollers
• Nationwide network of its own engineers
• Supplier to DVSA, MOD, Scania & Stagecoach
• ATF Planning and approvals

Call 01280 822488

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


Add tachograph calibration to your brake tester and increase your income through existing equipment by performing brake testing and tachograph calibration in a single bay.

The dual functionality concept, designed with ease of use in mind:

• 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

As a market leader in Brake Tester Tachograph Calibration technology Stoneridge can offer approved solutions for Nussbaum, VLT, Sherpa, Tecalemit, BM Autoteknik and VTEQ commercial vehicle brake testers, with possible further approval on request.

To find out if there is a solution available for your brake tester get in touch on 01382 866 400 or email

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

Call 01420 549035 Now for
professional advice

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.


Test a 15 tonne axle load on our KOMPAKT 15 for just £21,995 + VAT Delivered and Installed… and with GEMCO there are no hidden costs!

3 year warranty* | 1 year free calibrations | 4x4 | Bi-directional | Rugged Tablet | Installation Frame | Operator Training

GEMCO offer a comprehensive range of roller brake testing equipment for every type of application with both fixed (in-ground) and mobile (surface mounted) solutions:

• 100’s of machines installed across the UK
• Dedicated In-house Nationwide Engineering Team
• Commercial Brake Tester Experts with a proven
  track record
• PC & DVSA Database included with PASS/FAIL
• In–cab operation with easy-to-use tablet device and
  rugged case
• Mobile brake testers suitable for outdoor use - easy
  to move

*Warranty subject to maintenance – exclusions apply. Excludes misuse/acts of nature.

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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