CVRT Centres


Recommencement of CVR Testing welcome but more guidance needed says FTAI
The recommencement of Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness (CVR) testing from (18 May 2020) is welcome news for the Irish logistics sector, according to FTA Ireland (FTAI).


Phased resumption of Commercial Vehicle Testing from May 18
The Minister of Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross and the Road Safety Authority (RSA) have confirmed that the Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Testing (CVRT) network will reopen from 18 May 2020.


Meeting the customers’ expectations
Kingswood Commercials Ltd, Navan Bus and Truck Services Ltd and Kingswood Commercial Vehicle Test Centre Ltd are three companies that are run under the one umbrella.


Extension to the period of validity in relation to the Vehicle Testing and Driver Licensing
The Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross, has announced the details of the legislative steps he has taken in support of the necessary closure of a range of Road Safety Authority services as result of the ongoing COVID 19 situation.


Busy times at TVC Garage Ltd
Established in 2013, TVC Garage Ltd offers its customers all the services of a ‘one stop shop’ when it comes to car, truck and van repair and maintenance.


Providing the full range of vehicle testing
Based on the outskirts of Letterkenny in Co Donegal, Lough Swilly Test Centre provides its customers with the full range of vehicle testing.


Safety is king at Wextestcenter
Previously known as Sean O'Leary & Son Commercials, Wextestcenter Ltd. is one of Ireland’s longest-established and busiest commercial vehicle test centres.


Ireland’s newest CVRT centre hits the ground running
Opened for business in Ballyshannon as of September, 2017, TMC Commercial Garage Ltd. is Ireland’s youngest commercial vehicle test centre.


Northroad Commercials: passing the test of time
Northroad Commercials is one of Ireland’s longest-serving and busiest CVRT test centres.


Pass the CVRT test with flying colours
Backboned by a highly skilled, professional and experienced team of five employees, AD Test Centre is quickly developing an enviable reputation as a quality test centre with affordable prices.


Greenhall and Opel: the perfect combination
There are some businesses that just make the perfect fit with the dealership that they take up and that could be said about Greenhall Motors in Buttevant, Co Cork.


HGV and LGV Testing for Kildare and surrounding counties
All commercial vehicles are required by law to have an annual commercial vehicle test. That's where D & M Truck Engineering of County Kildare come in.


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.