Scania GB Ltd – Maidstone – Vehicle Test Station in Maidstone ATF/DVSA

Test Centre Name: Scania GB Ltd – Maidstone

List of Authorised Testing Facilities (ATFs) and Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) vehicle test stations where annual vehicle tests can be conducted, including addresses and contact details.

ATF and DVSA Vehicle Test Station Address

Scania GB Ltd – Maidstone
Chatham Road
Sandling
Maidstone
ME14 3AA

Call: 01708 257482
Fax: 01708 257419

Email: susan.dowdeswell@scania.com
Website:

Vehicles Tested: A – All Vehicles and Trailers (PSV GV TRLs)
Site access notes: All vehicles meeting current health and safety requirements can be tested on site. ADR vehicles can be tested at this site. LEZ Phase 3 vehicles can be tested at this site. A 2nd RBT meeting DVSA requirements is available for contingency in an adjacent bay. Vehicles laden with Diesel Gas Oil LPG and other compressed/liquefied gases within a sealed vessel can be tested at this site. Tests may not currently be carried out under the Motor Cycles Etc. (Single Vehicle Approval) Regulations 2003 and the Road Vehicles (Approval) Regulations 2009. LEZ Phase 3 vehicles must have a minimum of 150mm clearance between the inside edge of the tyre and the inspection pit on each side. Vehicles laden with certain substances below 61 degrees centigrade similar to and including Bitumen can be tested at this site. (This does NOT include chemicals and acids etc). No dangerous goods vehicles. No petrol powered vehicles.

Lorries and buses (including coaches) must be tested each year. The first test should be 12 months after the vehicle was first registered with DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency).

Trailers must be tested one year after they were first sold or supplied.

The test can be done at a Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) test station or a privately owned Authorised Testing Facility (ATF). Both use DVSA staff and the same test standards.

Maidstone ATF/DVSA Vehicle Test Stations