MWheels to discuss unchanged CV wheel inspection law with DfT, DVSA

23rd March 2018 | 0 Comments
 
MWheels to discuss unchanged CV wheel inspection law with DfT, DVSA
John Ellis, chief executive officer of MWheels and spearhead of the CV wheel safety campaign

MWheels will meet with the Department for Transport (DfT) and DVSA to understand why the EU Roadworthiness Directive, and its section on CV wheels, has not been incorporated in UK law. The DfT’s draft Heavy Goods Vehicle Inspection Manual, due to come into force from 20 May 2018, shows “no major changes” to section 06, Road Wheels and Hubs. This is despite the British firm’s eight-year campaign, which saw major input in both Periodic (2014/45/EU) and Roadside (2014/47/EU) documents. Both were expected to be fully adopted by all 27 Member States as part of the EU’s drive to create standardised inspection procedures.

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