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01409 281373

Brandis Corner, EX22 7YD

Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV)

Fast Lane Motors provide a valued Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) repair, servicing and Safety inspection service throughout the South West. We abide by a comprehensive and regulated check list of inspection test to ensure your HGV cab and trailer meet stipulated requirements.

For HGV repair, servicing or safety inspection enquiries call us on: 01409 281 373

View our HGV Cab safety inspection check list

Inside Cab
  • DFT plate
  • Speed limiter plate
  • Seat belts and supplementary restraints systems
  • Cab floor and step
  • Seats
  • Mirrors
  • View to front
  • Condition of glass (screen/windows)
  • Plus 21 further part inspections
Cab Exterior
  • Bumper
  • Condition of wings/spray suppression (front)
  • Cab panels and trim
  • Cab doors
  • Cab floor and steps
  • Mirrors
  • Front lamps
  • Headlamps
  • Fog, spotlights and main beam warning lights
Engine Compartment
  • Engine mountings
  • Oil leaks
  • Fuel tanks and systems
  • Exhaust systems
  • Exhaust brakes
  • Radiator mounting
  • Cooling system
  • Fan, generator, aux belts
  • Plus 5 further part inspections
Ground Level
  • Road wheels and hubs
  • Sideguards and rear underrun guards
  • Spare wheel carrier
  • Vehicle to trailer coupling
  • Conditions of wings/spray suspension
  • Security/conditions of body
  • Demountable bodies
  • Security of body, containers and crane support legs
  • 4 further parts inspections
Under/Alongside vehicle
  • Chassis
  • Electrical wiring equipment
  • Electrical connections for trailer
  • Oil leaks
  • Fuel tanks and systems
  • Exhaust systems
  • Suspension pins and brushes
  • Suspension units
  • 18 further parts inspections
Brakes
  • Electronic braking system
  • Hydraulic brake components
  • Mechanical brake components
  • Drums and lining/discs and pads
  • Brake actuators and adjusters
  • Trailer coupling
  • Load sensing/anti lock system
  • Air brake anti-freeze device
  • 4 further parts inspection

View our HGV Trailer safety inspection check list

Under/Alongside Trailer
  • DFT plate position
  • VOSA test plate
  • Bumpers
  • Rear underrun device
  • Protection sideguards
  • Spare wheel carrier
  • Fifth wheel king pin and rubbing plate
  • Auto coupling fore-carrige
  • Plus a further 16 inspections
Suspension
  • Suspension pins bushes
  • Suspension springs and links
  • Spring unit links and sub frames
  • Shock absorbers
  • Axle lift devices
  • Self steer equipment
  • Steering mechanism
  • Road wheels and hubs
  • Rear axle, bearings and seals
  • Axle alignment
  • Transmission
Steering - Drawbar Trailers
  • Sun axles and wheel bearing
  • Steering mechanisms
  • Turntable
  • Steering alignment
Brakes
  • Mechanical brake components
  • Brake drums and linings, discs and pads
  • Brake actuators and adjusters
  • Braking system and components
  • Electronic braking/stability control system
  • Load sensing equipment
  • Anti lock equipment and warning lights
  • Parking brake
  • Emergency brake
  • Operating adaptor
  • Brake control valves
  • Additional braking devices
Markings, Lamps and Reflectors
  • Rear markings (reflective)
  • Number plate lamp(s)
  • Rear fog lamps
  • Reflectors
  • Direction/hazard indicators
  • Stop lamps
  • Reversing lamp(s)
  • Hazard warning signs
  • 5 further part inspections
Tyres
  • Size type of tyres
  • Condition of tyres

HGV enquiries

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