Irelands only 24-hour CVRT, service and repair centre
As Irelands only 24-hour CVRT and commercial vehicle service centre, Spanners Ltd. allows operators to keep downtime to an absolute minimum by having their vehicles tested at a time that suits them.
Mallow Test Centre is one year in business
Mallow Test Centre has enjoyed a successful first year in business, having already established itself as one of the busiest CVRT (Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Test) Centres in the Munster region. Test Manager James OSullivan explains more.
30 years and counting for Dennehy Commercials
Dennehy Commercials Ltd has been providing its customers with the products and services they need for more than 30 years now. Irish Trucker felt it was time to find out more about the Limerick-based company from Service Manager Brian Nolan.
JJ Griffith - standing the test of time
As well as being main Ford dealer for Mayo / Roscommon, JJ Griffith Ltd. also provides an outstanding CVRT service from its well-appointed Claremorris base. We caught up with service manager Kevin Hora to find out more about the full range of services provided to commercial vehicle owners in the west.
Exciting times for Proudfoot Motors CVRT
Proudfoot Motors, formerly Nobber Motors, has relocated to state-of-the-art new premises at Beechmount Home Park in Navan, with a superb new drive-through CVRT facility at the heart of the rebranded operation.
Testing, testing, 1,2,3 ...
Dessie McCormack Commercials Ltd. in Athboy, County Meath has come through the downturn unscathed and is in fact busier than ever.
T Nolan for all your trucking needs
When it comes to a one-stop shop for all your trucking needs, then the hauliers of Kerry and surrounding counties dont have to look any further than Castleisland based T Nolan & Sons.
So much more at Morans
Celebrating 15 years in business, Billy Moran & Sons Ltd is a one-stop shop for all your sales, service, repairs, pre-DOE and breakdown and recovery needs.
RSA Launches Public Consultation on Vintage Vehicle Roadworthiness Testing
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has today, Wednesday 15 October launched a public consultation and is seeking feedback from interested parties on proposals relating to the roadworthiness testing of vintage vehicles.
Automotive Services Launch AHS-LightFlex RSA Compliant Headlight Testers
Automotive Services, a Dublin based Commercial Vehicle Testing Centre and Commercial Equipment supplier has launched a new range of RSA compliant Beam Setters.
Death of popular Galway Truck Centre owner
The haulage community is mourning the death of Tommie Keeler, who was managing director of Galway Truck Centre.
€35k fine for VTN test firm
A vehicle testing firm has been fined €25,000 after being convicted of breaching health and safety law relating to the testing of a school bus that was involved in a fatal crash seven years ago.
The best by Moyles
Fronted by a man with half a century’s experience of the motor industry, Moyles Garage in Nenagh, County Tipperary offers a stellar range of services including sales (new and used; cars and vans), parts, servicing, repairs, NCT preparation and VTN testing of light and heavy commercial vehicles. Irish Trucker popped into the well-appointed facility on the Old Birr Road for a chat with founder / proprietor Tom Moyles.
Test centre found not guilty
A vehicle-testing company accused of breaching health and safety laws in relation to the testing of a school bus which was involved in a fatal crash almost seven years ago has been found not guilty on one count.
Testing firm denies charges
A vehicle-testing firm and the partners of a bus hire company have gone on trial following a school bus crash in Offaly, in which a 15-year-old student died.
Book your test at West Auto Electrics
Is your truck or van due for its annual roadworthiness test? If so, why not give West Auto Electrics in Newcastle West a call today to book your test.
A headline act
Clare’s newest VTN-approved testing centre, Banner Vehicle Centre in Ennis, has made tremendous strides since its inception in January 2010. Irish Trucker caught up with company founder and owner Oliver Haugh, a man with vast experience of the commercial vehicle sector, who now oversees one of the largest workshop spaces in the Clare area.
NCT cost increase is yet another blow for motorists
Beleaguered Irish motorists will have to pay more for their National Car Test from February after Leo Varadkar approved a 10% increase in the fee.
Testing is a Priority
Irish Trucker profiles Ballinasloe based Priority VTN test centre and speak to head tester Damien Gibbons about the changes that has been made in the industry.
Thurles Test Centre provide superb service
Over the past two-and-a-half years, Thurles Test Centre has established itself as one of the premier members of the VTN network. Irish Trucker visited its Archerstown Industrial Estate premises to take a closer look at this superb operation.
Specialists in keeping you on the road
Is your commercial vehicle due for its annual roadworthiness test? If so, why not give Automotive Services – which is celebrating 15 years in business – a call today to book your next test.
Read Irish Trucker magazine online!
This month, for the first time, our web visitors can access the magazine online in the same format as you will find on the shop shelves or in your monthly subscription delivery through the letter-box.
Nobber Motors pass the test
Nobber Motors, as well as being a first class dealership, are also experts at Vehicle Testing (VTN), and for this month’s edition of Irish Trucker, we profile the company and look at the many services that they provide their large customer base.
The Irish Logistic and Transport Awards 2011 are open for entries
Now in their second year, the Irish Logistic and Transport Awards return to honour excellence in the industry under the auspices of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT).
First Stoneridge Tacho Rolling Road in Dublin
Argent Equipment Ireland, have recently installed their new Stoneridge Tachograph Rolling Road. The first to be installed in Dublin, the rolling road will be used for Tachograph Calibrations and Speed Limiter Setting.