Not sure if your car would pass a Roadworthy Inspection?
Roadworthy requirements in Victoria are designed to keep all road users safe and to protect unwary buyers from buying vehicles that may not be safe to drive for various reasons. TGS Classic and Muscle Cars can help you with this.
Bring your car in to our well equipped workshop or Book a Roadworthy Inspection Online
Check out the VicRoads website for more information.
If you want to be able to pass a Roadworthy Examination it helps to understand what the mechanic conducting the vehicle inspection will be considering when deciding if the car is roadworthy.
HERE IS A QUICK CHECKLIST, LET'S GO THROUGH EVERY STEP:
Brake & Braking Systems
Brakes and warning systems are an essential safety feature of all vehicles and must be in good working order to pass a roadworthy examination
Chassi and Vehicle Body
General Condition Inspection
Lights, Reflectors and Signals
Light requirements vary greatly with vehicle type, but as a general rule all vehicles must be fitted with;
Seatbelts & Seats
Seatbelts need to be present and free of damage or obstructions whilst being secure and structurally sound. All seats, partcularlt the drivers seat, must be in good condition and fitted securely to the vehicle.
Suspension & Steering
The vehicle must drive straight without wandering or pulling left or right when driving straight ahead. All steering components must be securely and correctly mounted and free from damage or excessive wear, including dust and grease seals.
Wheels and Tyres
Windows & Windscreen
All windows need to be free of damage and must not be altered to the extent that it hampers safe vehicle operation. Impairment of a drivers vision of the road as a result of significant cracks, chips or scratches may cause the car to fail a roadworthy test. Minor wear and tear is sometimes deemed acceptable provided the drivers vision is not impacted. Windscreens with tinting included included during manufacture are acceptable. Tinting applied via coatings or tint films post manufacture is unacceptable.
To pass a Certificate of Roadworthiness vehicle windows should;
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