The RSA is now responsible for the overall supervision of the Commercial vehicle roadworthiness testing system and for authorisation of CVR Test Operators and Testers. Find out more in our CVR Reform section
Information about the Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Test benefits and what it involves.
HCVs must take a commercial vehicle test every year to renew their commercial vehicle certificate of roadworthiness. Vehicles that fail the test must repair their failure items before they can be re-tested.
LCVs are required to take a commercial vehicle test every year to renew their commercial vehicle certificate of roadworthiness. Vehicles that fail must have failure items repaired before they can be re-tested.
Find your nearest test centre
From the 1st March 2012 new regulations came into effect regarding the roadworthiness testing of Motor Caravans. Find out about the new requirements.
This page explains what a certificate of roadworthiness (CRW) is, why you need one and what to do if you lose one
A summary of the regulations that apply to the testing of commercial vehicles
Any vehicle which carries or transports dangerous goods is required by law to meet certain detailed technical requirements.
There are a number of terms used when people talk about having their commercial vehicle tested. Find out what the difference is between CVRT / DoE / VTN
Download circulars issued by the RSA to Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Testing Centres. Please note that these are historical circulars and any reference made regarding contacting Authorised Officers in your local authority should be ignored. From 27th March all queries relating to these circulars should be directed to the RSA