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Reduce risk and maintain compliance with our specialist risk management services.

We’re proud to be a leading provider of complete life cycle risk management solutions. From ensuring asset safety and legal compliance with our thorough engineering inspections to driving operational efficiency with our specialist non-destructive testing services, (and much more in between), we’re proud of the long-lasting partnerships we have formed with our customers over the last 160 years, based on the value of our solutions.

Road Tanker Solutions

Your trusted advisor for tanker inspections

At BES Group, we’re your go-to provider for comprehensive Type A and Type C Road Tanker Inspections that prioritise safety, compliance, and operational reliability. Our team of certified experts employs cutting-edge technology to conduct thorough assessments of your tanker fleet, ensuring adherence to industry standards and regulatory requirements.

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If you own or operate a tanker, it is your responsibility to make sure that your tankers are regularly maintained through testing and inspections. These tests must all be completed in line with the correct regulations to make sure that your tanker is safe for use. Failure to adhere to the regulations through not maintaining or regularly testing your tankers could result in serious implications for you and your business including injury, fines, or even prosecution.

Supercharge your tanker fleet safety with our accredited Road Tanker Solutions!

Schedule your consultation now for a future of secure and reliable tanker transport. Your fleet's safety starts here.

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Type A accredited inspections

At BES Group, we can carry out our leading Type A inspection services to support those who have the equipment and resources to undertake their own inspections by witnessing inspections

Under our Type A accreditation we inspect road tankers and other tank equipment. The types of assets we can inspect include:

  • Fuel tanks
  • General purpose tanks
  • Vacuum operated waste tanks (VOWTs)
  • Portable tanks
  • LPG
  • Transportable pressure receptacles
  • Offshore tank containers

Additionally, we carry out initial inspections and type approval certification.

Explore our UKAS Schedule of Accreditation here.

Contact BES Group for expert Type A inspection services

Type C accredited inspections

UK Road Tanker Inspection Limited (UK RTI), part of the BES Group, are Type C accredited, which means that within our group, we have the capability to prepare tanks and conduct mandatory periodical and exceptional inspections.

UK RTI is the industry leader in road tanker inspection and is part of the BES Group, a leading provider of risk management solutions. UK RTI was the first company in the UK to gain accreditation for 6-year periodic gas testing, which is a safe, convenient, and environmentally friendly method of tanker inspection

The types of tanks we can inspect and certify are:

  • Fuel
  • Solid
  • General purpose

A failing tanker could have serious consequences for your business. Regular testing with a trusted accredited supplier can help you avoid risks and improve your safety, efficiency, and compliance. We offer different types of Road Tanker Solutions to suit your requirements.

Explore the UKAS Schedule of Accreditation here.

Contact UK RTI for expert Type C inspection services

The important of compliance

Whatever your requirements or situation, our team at BES Group can support you in ensuring and maintaining complete compliance for your tankers.

By being compliant, you could avoid:

  • Accidents and spills: Leaking tankers can cause accidents and spills, which can pollute the environment, damage property, and injure people.
  • Fines and penalties: Failure to comply with tanker testing regulations can result in fines and penalties from government agencies.
  • Damage to your reputation: A tanker accident or spill can damage your reputation and make it difficult to do business.
  • Loss of customers: Customers may be reluctant to do business with a company that has a history of tanker accidents or spills.

Regular tanker testing is essential for staying compliant with regulations and avoiding these risks.

Request a quote for our Type A or Type C inspection services today

Hear what our customers have to say

We care about the journey we take our customers on, but it’s not our word you should be taking, see what our customers think of the service we provided!

The industry requires competence to be demonstrated, typically through UKAS accreditation, which is a prerequisite for many major clients. BES is type A accredited, which is preferred, they can provide highly objective opinions.

Customer

Senior Project Manager

The BES inspectors are way more technically competent and diligent compared to other providers. I previously used Allianz, and BES definitely stands out due to their strong technical competence and strong back office support.

Customer

Project Operations Manager

We have been with BES for the past 5 years and don’t plan on switching providers. They are very flexible with their services and are able to bring the best inspectors who can deal with on the ground challenges and build real relationships with clients.

Customer

Global Technical Services Manager

The benefits of our tanker solutions

Maintaing compliance

Conducting regular inspections and testing of your road tankers is essential for maintaining compliance with ADR regulations, which outline the requirements for the safe transport of dangerous goods. By adhering to ADR standards, you can demonstrate your commitment to legal compliance and avoid potential fines or penalties.

Ensuring safety

Regular inspections and testing serve as a proactive measure to safeguard your tanker fleet and prevent potential accidents. By identifying and promptly addressing any damage or defects that could lead to leaks or failures, you can minimise the risk of hazardous spills, fires, or explosions. This proactive approach protects your employees, the public, and the environment from harm.

Cost savings

Preventative maintenance is always more cost-effective than reactive repairs. Regular inspections and testing allow you to identify minor issues early on, enabling you to address them promptly before they become major problems. By addressing these issues before they escalate, you can avoid costly repairs, downtime, and potential disruptions to your operations.

Maintaing compliance

Conducting regular inspections and testing of your road tankers is essential for maintaining compliance with ADR regulations, which outline the requirements for the safe transport of dangerous goods. By adhering to ADR standards, you can demonstrate your commitment to legal compliance and avoid potential fines or penalties.

Ensuring safety

Regular inspections and testing serve as a proactive measure to safeguard your tanker fleet and prevent potential accidents. By identifying and promptly addressing any damage or defects that could lead to leaks or failures, you can minimise the risk of hazardous spills, fires, or explosions. This proactive approach protects your employees, the public, and the environment from harm.

Cost savings

Preventative maintenance is always more cost-effective than reactive repairs. Regular inspections and testing allow you to identify minor issues early on, enabling you to address them promptly before they become major problems. By addressing these issues before they escalate, you can avoid costly repairs, downtime, and potential disruptions to your operations.

Our credentials

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BSI

UK Road Tanker Inspection Ltd.

British Engineering Services Limited

UKAS - ISO/IEC 17020:2012

UK Road Tanker Inspection Ltd.

Did you know...

25%

of road tankers in the UK are not properly maintained, which means they may not have kept up to date with the required frequency or testing or haven’t had any at all according to British Road Services Association (BRS)

£5,000

in fines can be handed to owners or operators of tankers that fail to comply with the ADR regulations, according to British Road Services Association (BRS).

10

accidents occurred in 2021 from road tankers that weren’t properly maintained, resulting in 10 injuries and 2 deaths, according to British Road Services Association (BRS).

Why choose us

Accredited services

Our accreditations from leading industry bodies reinforce our commitment to delivering the highest standards of inspection services. UK RTI was the first company in the UK to gain accreditation for 6-year periodic gas testing.

Cost-effective solutions

We understand that safety shouldn't come at a premium. Our competitive pricing ensures your tanker inspections are affordable without compromising on quality. We offer a range of inspection packages to suit your specific needs.

Industry-leading expertise

Our team of certified experts possesses extensive experience in road tanker inspections, ensuring your fleet is in the hands of professionals who understand the intricacies of tanker safety.

Mobile testing

Our Mobile Testing service means no matter where you are in the UK, we can come to you.

Rigorous inspections

We go beyond industry standards to conduct comprehensive inspections that thoroughly evaluate every aspect of your tanker's condition. Our meticulous approach ensures your fleet complies with the latest regulations and operates with maximum safety.

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