with heavy goods chassis will need to have had an annual test by 20 May
2019 to remain legal on Britain's roads.
This is because
some heavy goods vehicles lost their test exemption in May 2018 and came into
the scope of test.
Vehicles must now
pass an annual test before the next vehicle tax renewal is due.
needing a test certificate include:
- mobile cranes
- breakdown vehicles (not breakdown vans)
- tower wagons
- some mobile engineering plants
- some trailers designed for the production of
- road construction vehicles (not road
- electrically propelled motor vehicles first
registered since 1 March 2015
- tractor units pulling exempt trailers
- certain motor tractors and heavy and light
locomotives exempted under sections 185 and 186 (3) of the Road Traffic
Act 1988, where these are based on an HGV chassis
They will then
need a test every year after their first test.