CEO of AMA Heavy Vehicle Accident Repair Darren Wales  has issued a statement to let  theindustry know  that the company will continue to function and provide vehicle repairs in what ar very challenging times for all industries.

Wales said he assured  customers that ‘the AMA Group is prioritising the safety and health of everyone who works for it, and its valued customers and suppliers’.

“From the outset we have taken proactive steps to implement the policies and advice provided by the Commonwealth Department of Health,” said Wales in the statement.

“We can reassure you that AMA sites are open for bookings and that we are utilising best-practice hygiene measures and thorough cleaning procedures to protect our team and customers”.

“Continuing to be a vital link in the supply chain of the “essential services” of transport and logistics is paramount,” he added.

The statement from AMA  said that this includes all vehicles arriving at and departing from, AMA’s repair sites being sanitised prior to hand back, including disinfecting hard surfaces such as the steering wheel, gear knob, hand brake and door handles

“Our technicians are also disinfecting their hands prior to working on customer vehicles with a  strict ‘no-touch’ policy in place until further notice  and that staff/customers/suppliers should refrain from any handshaking,” said Wales .

“Our strong advice to supplier representatives is that travel to AMA sites should be temporarily avoided unless absolutely necessary. Communication between our businesses can essentially be managed by phone, email or online via Teams,” he added.

“If you are required to be onsite, please seek approval from a member of our team prior to visiting.”


“Finally please stay safe and if you require any further information on these matters please contact me at,” he finished