The RSA is now responsible for the overall supervision of the Commercial vehicle roadworthiness testing system. This is part of the overall implementation of the Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness (CVR) reform program. Find out more about what changes are happening as part of this program.
The commencement of the Authorisation of Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Test Operators and Testers Regulations 2013 (PDF) mean that from 27th March 2013 the RSA is responsible for:
As part of the CVR reform program there are some other changes that will be implemented which will impact on CVR Test Operators and CVR Testers at a later stage including the introduction of a new CoVIS IT System and some changes and improvements to the CVRT Testing process.
The RSA have also published new Heavy Commercial Vehicle and Light Commercial vehicle test manuals in draft format.
Please visit our CVR Test Operators & CVR Testers section for more information on all of the changes.
The RSA is introducing a number of operator obligations and other measures to improve the roadworthiness standard of commercial vehicles and trailers on our roads
Further information can be found in our HCV/PSV Owners & Operators section.
The RSA is committed to keeping HCV/PSV & LCV owners and operators and CVR Test Operators and CVR Testers informed and to this end we recommend that you regularly check our website for updates. We have also prepared a calendar of events for 2013 which will be updated regularly.