Arrow Self Drive has invested in a selection of workshop equipment from Totalkare, including an in-ground brake tester (pictured).
The DVSA-approved brake tester provides easy-to-use diagnostic software, resulting in advanced data collection, storage and improved presentation of results. A handheld tablet unit wirelessly communicates with it, which offers an advantage over traditional fixed displays which can easily be obscured. The model Arrow Self Drive opted for features load-simulation, which removes the need for manual loading. It came supplied with cabinet, computer, printer, monitor and handheld tablet, which enables brake tests to be conducted from within the cab of the vehicle in just a few minutes.
Arrow Self Drive also purchased a 2500 headlamp tester, and a two-post lift to service its fleet of over 2,000 commercial vehicles.
“As part of our hiring guarantee we aim to manage every aspect of vehicle care, including scheduled repairs, service checks, and maintenance, swiftly,” said Chris Brian, area workshop manager for Arrow Self Drive.
“We anticipate that the new workshop equipment additions will allow us to be even quicker in our delivery and minimise vehicle downtime through the time saved by the wireless displays and load-simulation, which is substantial when managing a large fleet like ours.”