What is a Roadworthy Inspection?

What is a Roadworthy Inspection?

A Roadworthy inspection is mandatory when it comes to pre-owned vehicles being sold or re-registered. Roadworthy inspection is done to make certain that the vehicle is safe and good to go on the road. Customers can book a roadworthy vehicle inspection in Melbourne on SafeBuy website. SafeBuy's partner in the Northern suburb of Melbourne will ensure that the key components of the vehicle are in good condition. 

Roadworthy inspection covers checking: 

  • Steering, suspension and braking systems  
  • Wheels and tyres
  • Seats and seatbelts
  • Vehicle structure
  • Lights and reflectors 
  • Windscreen and windows
  • Front wipers and washers 

Roadworthy inspection charges start from $130. Roadworthy inspection certificate is issued when the vehicle passes the test successfully. Before booking an inspection with SafeBuy, it is advised to inform the model of the vehicle like larger than normal, classic or modified, when completing the booking form, for example double cabin pickups, high roof vans, camper vans or collectable classic. If the vehicle fulfills the VicRoads requirements, buyer or seller get on the spot Roadworthy inspection certificate. The roadworthy vehicle inspection is just to make sure that the vehicle is safe and good to use on the road, it doesn't endorse anything such as: mechanical reliability or general condition of the vehicle. 

Things that are doesn't cover in roadworthy inspection:

  • Non-safety related accessories (such as air conditioner, rear window demister, electric windows and rear- window wipers) 
  • The vehicle's top condition without any wear or deterioration.
  • The vehicles adhere to all of the Australian Design Rules (ADR's)  

Apart from the above, Roadworthy inspection also doesn't cover the total interior and exterior of the vehicle. Pre-purchase inspection on the SafeBuy website will cover the list of checks that are not covered in Roadworthy Inspection . SafeBuy offers three different types of mobile pre-purchase inspection in Melbourne: Standard, Comprehensive and Premium inspection. Standard Pre Purchase Car Inspection Comes at $180, Comprehensive Pre Purchase Car Inspection for $240 and Premium Car Inspection for $300. These Mobile Inspections cover 80 Kms from Melbourne CBD. Beyond 80 kilometers Comprehensive and Premium pre-purchase car inspections are offered by Safebuy to cover Regional Victoria at an additional rate. Regional VIC covered are Geelong, Ballarat, Bendigo, Lorne, Seymour, Colac, Phillip Island, Mornington, etc...

Remember the roadworthy vehicle inspection certificate issued by SafeBuy through VicRoads licensed workshop, certificate issued is only valid in Victoria.