Australian Capital Territory Registration and Roadworthy laws

by Andrew Automoto22. November 2013 09:47
Once a vehicle is registered in Canberra it generally does not need another roadworthy if it doesn’t change owners and stays registered. However, the Australian Capital Territory has a random inspection scheme, which means vehicles can be spot checked and if defects are discovered, a defect notice can be issued in which case the owner of the vehicle will be required to undergo a roadworthy inspection and have the defects repaired.[More]

How much for a Blueslip in New South Wales?

by Andrew Automoto22. November 2013 09:37
A blue slip is required if you are selling the car without Rego, if you are re-registering your car from interstate, or if the rego has been expired for more than 3 months. A blue slip will last 28 days from when it is issued. If you don’t pass the blue slip inspection then just like the pink slip you have 14 days from when you fail the inspection to have the defects repaired and return to your local inspection centre.[More]

How much is a Pink Slip/E safety Certificate in New South Wales

by Andrew Automoto22. November 2013 09:21
A pink slip is not a roadworthy, it just lets the RTA know that the car is okay to be registered. If you get a pink slip, and then get issued with a defect notice you will still need to get a blue slip. If your car fails the pink slip, you then have 14 days to have the defects repaired and bring it back for inspection to the same inspection centre so it can be issued with a pink slip at no extra charge. If it takes longer than 14days for the repairs you will need to pay for another pink slip. A pink slip is valid for 30 days from date of issue, so make sure you get your pink slip around the same time that your registration is due, otherwise you’ll need to do it all again.[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]