Issue 499  
22 November 2018

Bowmonk BrakeCheck Geo
With GPS Receiver

The Latest & Updated Version of
the BrakeCheck Is Now Available!

The BrakeCheck Geo includes a built-in GPS receiver which allows it to record the GPS coordinates of the point where the vehicle stopped at the end of its brake test. The GPS coordinates are then included on the print-out, giving an exact record of the brake test location for auditing purposes and to provide a greater level of validation.

BrakeCheck Geo shares all its other features with the easy to use BrakeCheck Plus, which stores up to 99 test results (for both service brake and parking brake) in its onboard memory. Test results can easily be printed using the optional wireless portable printer.

Trailer EBS & ABS Tester - ISOCheck

It has never been more essential to make sure braking systems are working correctly and effectively. The DVSA are increasing road side checks of commercial vehicles and with a defective ABS / EBS activating the in-cab warning light, resulting in a PG9.

ISOCheck tests the ISO Socket 7638 Pins 1 to 5 but also tests Pins 6 & 7,”the EBS CAN lines” on a tractor unit & trailer.

Simple & quick to use and with a direct Green (OK) & Red (Fault) indicator, ISOCheck can be used as a constant visual aide to notify brake failure, ISOCheck could be especially essential when towing a double decker trailer, a failed brake system would increase the potential of a trailer roll over.


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

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

Vteq have been manufacturing Brake Testers for over 15 years. They are experts within their industry throughout the world, also heavily involved and a corporate member of CITA.

• Full UK Engineer support
• 13T to 20T Brake Testers 
• Full DVSA Database
• Bi – directional/4x4
• Automatic Weighing
• Roller Lock
• Soft Start
• PC/Tablet/One-man
• User friendly
• Outside installation
• Tachograph Add-on
• Fits into many older
• Brake Tester recesses...
• ATF Equipment and more

Call: 01382 698050

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!

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.

Call 01420 549035 Now
for professional advice

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

Or call for further information: 01752 219111

New Tecalemit ATF Approved Brake Tester

  • Fully approved for ATF Testing
  • Also approved for Class IV & VII ATL Testing
  • DVSA Database
  • Large LCD Display screen
  • One Man Testing with Infra-Red remote control
  • Tandem axles
  • Bi-Directional
  • Epicyclic Gearbox for maximum durability
  • Applied brake test
  • Analysis of brake imbalance
  • Wheel Drag & Ovality assessment
  • Test result storage & recall.

Stay safe on the roads with brake testers from Turnkey 

With no connection to the vehicle BrakeSafe is quick and easy to use and is fully DVSA 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.

BrakeSafe Brake Tester with Printer
• Measures and prints brake performance
• Suitable for all cars, HGVs and PSVs
• VOSA approved for MOT testing
• Approved for all classes excluding classes 1 & 2
• Portable and easy to use

Sales Hotline: 0121 725 1338

Brake Testers, with Optional Tachograph Functions and
Workshop Equipment by VDO 

Reliable equipment time after time

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

• BM14200 Brake Tester with Tachograph option
  including a VDO Workshop Tablet
• VDO Rolling Road & Hartridge Rolling Road with
  VDO Workshop Tablet
• VDO Hartridge Rolling Road with Tachograph option
• BM7400 Load Simulator
• BM5300 Play Detectors
• Headlight Testers
• Smoke Testers
• Shaker plates
• Radius Plates

Equipment can be purchased direct or through a competitive leasing deal to keep your money in the bank for longer, after all you don’t pay your staff in advance why pay for your equipment in advance?

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.

  29 Nov Engine Maintenance
7 Jan
Tail Lifts
10 Jan
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