Best Practice
  • Don’t tire out your tyres

    CVW sits down with Ricky Mitchell, Sales Manager Fleet UK at Apollo Vredestein, to discuss best practice ...

    CVW sits down with Ricky Mitchell, Sales Manager Fleet UK at Apollo Vredestein, to discuss best practice tips for commercial vehicle tyre replacement. Q. When do you believe is the best time to change ...

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  • Taking it step-by-step

    With damaged panels comes the difficult task of repairing them. To help, Mirka lays out the best practice ...

    With damaged panels comes the difficult task of repairing them. To help, Mirka lays out the best practice for panel repair so that commercial vehicle technicians can make a vehicle look brand new. Rep ...

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  • Filter frustrations

    Champion, the filters specialist, is reminding workshops why neglecting filters during servicing is never ...

    Champion, the filters specialist, is reminding workshops why neglecting filters during servicing is never a good idea. CVW finds out why. The reliability of any carefully engineered device can only be ...

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  • FTA announces series of Brexit workshops

    Ahead of Brexit, the FTA has launched a series of free half-day workshops, to provide hauliers with the i ...

    Ahead of Brexit, the FTA has launched a series of free half-day workshops, to provide hauliers with the information they need to keep their EU-UK operations running as smoothly as possible. These work ...

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  • Safety is in your hands

    High-powered abrasive tools can have ill effects on a technician if safety processes are not in place. Mi ...

    High-powered abrasive tools can have ill effects on a technician if safety processes are not in place. Mirka, the surface finishing technology specialist, explains what these dangers are and how best ...

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  • Going wireless

    With the release of its new Bluetooth commercial vehicle wheel aligner, Absolute Alignment explains how t ...

    With the release of its new Bluetooth commercial vehicle wheel aligner, Absolute Alignment explains how the technology can fit into the workshop, and provides best practice guidance. Absolute Alignmen ...

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  • Getting a grip on tyre management

    FORS has released a new tyre management guide to advise workshops on how best practice can help monitor t ...

    FORS has released a new tyre management guide to advise workshops on how best practice can help monitor tyre wear, increase vehicle safety and reduce a vehicle’s environmental impact. The FORS tyre ma ...

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  • DVSA steps up roadside trailer checks

    As the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) increases the number of inspections on light trailers i ...

    As the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) increases the number of inspections on light trailers it carries out, drivers are being reminded to check their trailers are safe before each journey. ...

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  • DVSA introduces Connected MOT Equipment requirements

    The DVSA has officially confirmed the introduction of Connected MOT Equipment requirements.  The announce ...

    The DVSA has officially confirmed the introduction of Connected MOT Equipment requirements.  The announcement was made via an updated ‘DVSA Acceptable Equipment’ list for Roller Brake Testers publishe ...

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  • How To Use IT As Part Of An Effective Vehicle Maintenance System

    Your maintenance system needs to include a full maintenance schedule to meet operator licensing rules. Th ...

    Your maintenance system needs to include a full maintenance schedule to meet operator licensing rules. This should cover everything from day-to-day checks through to planned checks, as DVSA explains i ...

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