If you do not do this work yourself, you must provide the Transport Commissioner with a copy of a contract with a maintenance supplier. You are always responsible for the condition of your vehicles and trailers, even if they are serviced for you by someone else. You must keep your vehicles safe and in good condition at all times. You must keep a record of all safety and maintenance inspections that you or your maintenance company perform for at least 15 months. (operating license) The 1995 Public Passenger Vehicle Act, any maintenance registration covered by section 1 for a period of at least fifteen months from the date of issuance. When conducting your own safety and maintenance inspections, you must keep records including: c. fill out this maintenance record to show – (i) which items were in perfect condition and meeting the applicable legal requirements when the vehicle and any part of this maintenance record is in perfect condition and meets all applicable legal requirements; and licensed for skill? Need a maintenance system? Look, before you jump, warns Brian Weatherley. Outsourcing does not mean that the vehicle has waived its “O” licence obligations and has not been replaced or repaired in this way. operator .dem provide a copy of each completed maintenance file. 2. The operator agrees that .dem contractor, he/es submit any vehicle specified in the schedule below, so that the holder is 1st The licensee accepts that with respect to each vehicle listed in the schedule below, he/she checks, on any occasion, whether that vehicle is filed by the operator in accordance with Article 2 below, on or after the date of the agreement- a) all imoblags indicated in the maintenance, in the form approved by the So that you have decided to sub-treat. Farewell workshops and farewell worries, right? Not quite: Think of DVSA`s “Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness” (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency), formerly VOSA: “If you (the operator) and an agent have a maintenance contract, you will remain legally responsible for the condition of the vehicle, the authorization of all the work done and the retention of records.” In addition, he warns: “We must ensure that the institutions… and that the staff are competent. In short, if your contractor screws, you always carry the box as the “O” licensee.
The IRTE Maintenance Supplier Assessment is a comprehensive guide through the maze on how to detect weaknesses in potential contractor systems. Its starting point: If you sign a third-party maintenance provider, you are committed to the reputation of your company. So check: are they as good as they say they are? The IRTE Workshop Accreditation Scheme, run by the FTA (Freight Transport Association), reviews commercial vehicle workshops and provides an independent standard for quality standards and competencies.