As of September 1 st 2017, for the first time since 2000, the Basic Operating Skills Test for Counterbalance (often referred to as forklift) and Reach is being updated. At RTITB we want to keep you in the loop to help you prepare properly for the new Accrediting Bodies Association (ABA) test. With that in mind, weve put together the key changes you will see in the new forklift test.