As the owner or user of a commercial vehicle, you are required to develop and put in place systems for the regular inspection and maintenance of vehicles; there are two types of inspection which must be undertaken :
Here you will find information on what preventative maintenance is and how to determine how frequently vehicles should be subject to preventative maintenance.
Preventative maintenance consists of scheduled maintenance, component repairs and vehicle inspections carried out by a suitably qualified person to
The table below shows indicative maintenance frequency in weekly increments. This table is a good guideline for new operators, however, experienced operators need to tailor their inspection intervals to suit the type of work they are engaged in and the characteristics of the fleet. The table is a guideline only and not intended to create legal minimums / maximums.
You should routinely review and make such changes as are required to ensure the effectiveness of your preventative maintenance system. Warning signals that your existing maintenance system is not effective include: