Operator Licence & Engineering Maintenance Systems Audits

guide to maintaining roadworthiness

Lloyd Morgan Group are a leading provider of Transport Compliance Audits to the road transport (HGV) and passenger transport (PSV) industries. Our combined vehicle maintenance audit and operator licence compliance audit is designed to review your processes, procedures, engineering maintenance systems, and documents to ensure you are compliant with the requirements of your operator licence undertakings. The review will aid you in identifying any potential issues or risks within your transport operation.


  • Evidence that you are complying with your Operator Licence undertakings and the Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness
  • Peace of mind that you have robust systems and procedures in place to comply with current legislation and best practice
  • An opportunity to rectify any issues before the DVSA carry out an audit on your maintenance systems
  • Proactive review of your operation to identify opportunities for greater efficiencies and identification of any non-conformance
  • Delivered by a DVSA authorised audit provider and an ISO9001 certified organisation
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Operator Licence & Engineering Maintenance Systems Audits

Who is it aimed at?

The audit is designed for all organisations whether you operate one or hundreds of vehicles who wish to confirm their transport compliance with their operator licence undertakings and their obligations to ensure vehicles remain roadworthy (whether vehicle maintenance is in-house or contracted out).

Or for organisations that have received an enforcement request for instruction from The Office of The Traffic Commissioner, DVSA, HSE or other enforcement agency.

Suitable for both HGV and PSV operators


The Operator Licence & Engineering Maintenance Systems Audit will review your processes, procedures, systems, the guide to maintaining roadworthiness and your documents to ensure your legal compliance.

Areas include

  • transport staff competence and training
  • traffic commissioner notifications
  • Drivers’ Hours and working time compliance
  • Driver CPC and driving licence monitoring
  • Operational management and general compliance with operator licence undertakings.
  • Daily walk around checks and driver defect reporting systems and procedures
  • Safety Inspections (4- 6 weekly inspections, inspection planning, wheel removal & tyre age, inspection reports, frequencies of inspections and brake testing)
  • Maintenance facilities and arrangements
  • Monitoring of maintenance systems
  • Maintenance records (manual or electronic)

As well as the audit looking at your compliance, the sampling of vehicle files and inspection sheets in the files will support you to understand how compliant your maintenance systems arrangements are.

On completion of the audit a comprehensive and easy to read report will be completed and returned to you within 48 hours. These reports will evidence where systems and procedures are being followed and highlight any issues or area for improvement.

Where you have concerns regarding driver hours or paperwork, our driver hours or maintenance paperwork audits may be of interest.


Our audits are carried out on your premises at a time and day that suits you.


1 day per location (may vary depending on size and location facilities)

Why choose Lloyd Morgan Group for your Transport Compliance Audits

Unbiased Experts

Our auditors have a wealth of industry knowledge and expertise to provide you with an unbiased and comprehensive review of your maintenance systems. We are recognised by DVSA as an authorised Earned Recognition audit provider and are an ISO9001 certified organisation


Our flexibility means that you can ensure our audits fit around you and your business needs and we promise to cause as little disruption as we can to your daily operation when on site!

First Class Reports

Our auditors pride themselves on providing a comprehensive and easy to read report on completion of the audit and within 48 working hours. They will also be on hand to discuss the report if required.

Lloyd Morgan Group can also provide

Earned Recognition Audit

Maintenance Paperwork Audit 

Drivers Pre Use ‘Gate Checks’ Audit

Drivers Hours & Tachograph Audit

Vehicle Inspection & Maintenance Wall Planner

A range of vehicle safety products

Here is what our customers say

” Excellent service as always received from our auditors, very knowledgeable staff that fully understand engineering/compliance. Any issues always discussed during and at the end of each audit with the auditor from Lloyd Morgan. Customer service I cannot fault.”
Harold Rose

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