Volvo Trucks – Washington – Vehicle Test Station in Washington ATF/DVSA

Test Centre Name: Volvo Trucks – Washington

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

Volvo Trucks – Washington
Crowther Road
Crowther Industrial Estate
NE38 0AQ

Call: 01914 151111
Fax: 01914 183141


Vehicles Tested: A – All Vehicles and Trailers (PSV GV TRLs)
Site access notes: ADR can be tested. LEZ Phase 3 can be tested – vehicles must have a minimum of 150mm clearance between the inside edge of the tyre and the inspection pit on each side. Whisky Diesel Kerosene Paraffin LPG Propane Butane and Bitumen can be tested at this site. Testss may not currently be carried out under the Motor Cycles Etc. (Single Vehicle Approval) Regulations 2003 and the Road Vehicles (Approval) Regulations 2009. No dangerous goods vehicles. No petrol powered vehicles. No length restriction (but an entrance/exit must be available at both ends of the pit at all times). Maximum headroom 4.9 metres.

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.

Washington ATF/DVSA Vehicle Test Stations