Information about the Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Test benefits and what it involves.
All operators of Heavy Commercial Vehicles (HCVs) are required by law to make an online ‘Self-Declaration’ to the RSA in relation to their Heavy Goods Vehicles, Goods trailers, Buses and Ambulances.
HCVs must take a commercial vehicle test every year to renew their commercial vehicle certificate of roadworthiness. Vehicles that fail the test must repair their failure items before they can be re-tested.
LCVs are required to take a commercial vehicle test every year to renew their commercial vehicle certificate of roadworthiness. Vehicles that fail must have failure items repaired before they can be re-tested.
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Find out more about roadworthiness testing of Motor Caravans.
This page explains what a certificate of roadworthiness (CRW) is, why you need one and what to do if you lose one
A summary of the regulations that apply to the testing of commercial vehicles
Any vehicle which carries or transports dangerous goods is required by law to meet certain detailed technical requirements.