Northern Territory Roadworthy laws

by Andrew Automoto22. November 2013 11:57
The Northern Territory have a simple rule. If your vehicle is under 3 years old and under 4.5 tonnes, before it is registered, renewed or transferred from interstate, it must be inspected and issued with a compliance certificate by an authorised vehicle examiner at the MVR (Motor Vehicle Registry), this is a free inspection. It will then be issued with a registration, if the inspection on the vehicle is passed.[More]

Western Australian Roadworthy laws

by Andrew Automoto22. November 2013 11:51
In Western Australia a roadworthy is not required for private vehicles, however you will need a compliance notice, if you have repaired or built a vehicle from scratch, bringing the vehicle in from overseas, or if you are issued with a compliance notice, or a “Yellow sticker”. [More]

South Australia Roadworthy Laws

by Andrew Automoto22. November 2013 11:49
In South Australia privately owned vehicles do not need to be issued with a road worthy certificate, nor do vehicles transferring registration from another state or vehicle changing ownership. However there are a few circumstances where a vehicle will require an Inspection certificate and to be issued with a roadworthy. These circumstances are: [More]

How much will a victorian Roadworthy cost?

by Andrew Automoto22. November 2013 11:17
Roadworthy certificates can vary in cost depending on the age of your vehicle, the type of vehicle, the condition of the vehicle and to some degree the service centre. Roadworthy inspections and certificates can cost anywhere from $170.00 - $200.Victorian Roadworthy inspections can seem exorbitant compared to the rest of Australia, however under new Inspection laws, the service centre doing the roadworthy must take pictures of the vehicle and keep the pictures and roadworthy inspection report on file for 7 years [More]

Roadworthy Costs

by Andrew Automoto21. November 2013 10:23
In Australia vehicle safety is addressed through the National Australian Design Rules (ADR) which sets a minimum standard for the construction of motor vehicles in Australia.The Australian Goverment has jurisdiction over motor vehicles up to the point that they go on sale. From this point on the States and Territories of Australia are responsible for there own regulations for the vehicles on the road, this includes [More]

LPG gas conversions.

by Andrew Automoto21. November 2013 09:43
  Running your vehicle on LPG can throw up a lot of questions. Let me answer the most simple on... [More]

LPG Roadworthy Laws

by Andrew Automoto21. November 2013 09:42
LPG vehicles all come under one basic standard that they must comply with. The AS/NZS 1425, and if fitted after February 1st 1993, must be fitted with an AS 1425 LPG compliance plate at the time of the conversion, and must have a label fixed conspicuously to the front or rear number plate...........Apart from having a date of installation of the LPG cylinder showing on the vehicle, the LPG system must be free of leaks, and all components must be secure and free from damage for the and deterioration. If you purchase a vehicle second hand sometimes it is not knows when the LPG cylinder was installed, if this is the case the LPG tank date stamp should be used to determine the date of the installation.[More]

Victorian registration and roadworthy Laws

by Andrew Automoto18. September 2012 16:12
There is always a lot of confusion about road worthy certificates and selling vehicles…..Let me clear it up for you right now. If you are selling the vehicle it is recommended you have a Roadworthy Certificate and a transfer form, it is not a Legal requirement. If you sell the vehicle without a roadworthy even if you have sent the transfer forms through, the vehicle will not be transferred out of your name until an original copy of a current roadworthy is presented to Vic roads. This means that any fines, or complaints against your vehicle will all be sent to you! The Victorian police and Vic roads, will not be obligated to remove any fines from your name if the new owners do not accept fault.[More]

Tasmania Roadworthy Laws

by Andrew Automoto17. September 2012 12:24
In Tasmania a Roadworthy is not a legal requirement for your vehicle, however they do have the formal vehicle inspection in place. So what does this mean? The Tasmanian government have brought a Defective Vehicle and Random Vehicle Inspection scheme. The Defective Vehicle call-in means that you are issued with a Defective vehicle notice, by the police if they observe your vehicle for a period of time and deem it un-roadworthy, or if a member of the public have made a complaint against your vehicle.[More]