Two governmental bodies have dispelled operators’ fears by confirming that the Jimmy Beam Down Light (JBDL) system can be fitted to new-build trailers under current legislation and does not require type approval. Since 29 October 2012, trailer manufacturers have been required to produce trailers that adhere to whole vehicle type approval (ECWVTA). As a result, several operators queried whether JBDL, a 1W light system that shines downwards, needed type approval to be fitted during production. ECE Regulation 48 (5.22) says […]
Hauliers should expect to receive an S-mark prohibition and face a follow-up investigation if enforcement officers discover a tyre aged 10 years or older fitted to front axles from next year.
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Fleet Source has reduced the cost of Earned Recognition (ER) audits to help operators achieve the DVSA accreditation.