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Test Centre


HGV/PCV Service & Test

HGV/PCV Service and test is a vital part of our business. We have built up a huge amount of experience through the service, maintenance, repair and testing of our own fleet of trailers over the years. This experience, combined with our modern facilities, has resulted in us offering a range of HGV/PCV services. Our HGV/PCV service and test services are available to all and not just our trailers hire or sales customers.

In 2012 we became an official DVSA Authorised Testing Facility and currently run two lanes and offer tests 5 days a week.

Commercial Vehicle (HGV/PCV) Service & Test

We service, maintain and test all makes of commercial vehicles and trailers. Our services include:

  • MOT Preparations & Testing
  • Commercial Brake Analysis
  • Tachograph Calibration & Service
  • Welding & Fabrication
  • Collection & Delivery
  • Steam Cleaning

John Hudson Trailers Ltd – Specialist Low Loader Trailer Hire & Sales

We buy, sell and rent (short or long term) HGV semi low loader extendable and non-extending step frame, plant trailers, tractor, wing and truss carrier specialist trailers. These single, double or triple extendible trailers are also known as trombone, teletrailers, multitrailers or just extenders. We also have a large number of flatbed (flat, platform trailers), urban and curtain siders. 

The 600plus modern trailers on our fleet use a variety of technology. Examples being: multiple self steering axles, hydraulic double flip ramps, beaver tails, wafer decks, override steering, detachable necks and/or SL technology.

Our fleet is comprised of trailers manufactured by BroshuisDollMontraconFaymonvilleNooteboomSDC and others. The size, quality and variety of our fleet allows us to offer customers the correct trailers required for their particular road transport contracts. Even at short notice.

Furthermore we offer repairs, re-furbishment, HGV VOSA testing, breakdown assistance, sparesservice, test preparation, tachograph calibration and brake analysis. These services are suitable for trucks, trailers, buses, tractor units, lorries and other PSV’s.

John Hudson Trailers Ltd is a family company and we have been working in the HGV specialist transport industry since the 1950’s. Our company is based in the UK at Bawtry in South Yorkshire.