Below is a list of Questions we are most Frequently Asked Questions

What if the Mobile Roadworthy requires mechanical repairs?

You’ve found the right place, we also provide mechanical services. If your vehicle requires immediate and intricate attention it will need to be dropped to our shop in Woodridge. Small fixes can be done by our mobile mechanic for an extra fee.

Can I drive an unregistered car to get a Roadworthy Certificate in QLD?

No, unregistered cars cannot be driven in QLD, unless you have an unregistered vehicle permit from Qld Transport. Make sure you take all expired number pates off the car or you could be dealt a hefty fine from the Police. If your can is unregistered we can come to you with our Mobile Roadworthy Brisbane service

Can I sell a car without Mobile Roadworthy Certificate QLD

The simple answer is NO. When selling a vehicle or transferring a vehicle into another name, the Queensland law states that the vehicle must undergo a safety inspection and a safety certificate must be presented with the selling or transfer documents to the Department of Transport for the process to proceed accordingly.

How long does Mobile Roadworthy last?

A Mobile roadworthy will be valid for 2,000 km’s or 2 months from the date of supply. If your roadworthy expires call Dr roadworthy. We will have to re inspect by law but this should be a faster job than normal.

What is checked for a Mobile Roadworthy in QLD?

There is an Roadworthy checklist that needs to be passed to obtain a Mobile Roadworthy Certificate in Queensland. The checklist includes:

  • Condition of the windscreen, safety glass, glazing, and wipers
  • Condition of the body of the vehicle, including the chassis and frame
  • Condition of the lightings and electrical components
  • Condition of the wheels and tires
  • Condition of the engine, driveline, and emission
  • Condition of connectors and devices along with towing couplings

Do you need a spare TYRE to pass a Mobile Roadworthy in Brisbane?

In the past it was a definite that you needed a spare tyre for a roadworthy. But now some brand new cars do not even have a space saver rim in the boot. These new cars have a pump and a special glue that you repair your flat or damaged tyre and then continue driving. We do recommend you have a spare tyre in the vehicle for your safety.

How old can Tyres be for Mobile Roadworthy in Brisbane | QLD?

This all boils down to safety and the tyres must pass a safety inspection. The safety inspector will determine if there is a minimum of 1.05mm of usable tread across the tyre surface, once this has been determined, the inspector will continue to complete the inspection.

What does a Mobile Roadworthy Certificate mean?

Once a vehicle has been inspected and a certificate has been issued, this confirms to the authorities that the said vehicle has passed all of the safety requirements deemed necessary for the safety certificate to be issued.

What does a car need to pass a Mobile Roadworthy QLD?

To pass a Mobile Roadworthy you should check these items:

  • Lights – headlights, indicators, brake lights and number plate lights are working, no white light emits from rear of vehicle and the headlights aren’t a discoloured yellowish colour.
  • Windows – no chips in windscreen, tinting is free of damage and bubbles, washers jets work and wiper rubbers aren’t faulty or streaky.
  • Oil leaks – no oil leaks and especially no drips onto the road or exhaust.
  • Battery – is secured, terminals are tight and no leaks.
  • Steering – any rubber component is in good order, no excessive freeplay, no leaks, is secure and the car drives straight. Steering wheel padding is free of damage and does not roll when rocking hand backwards and forwards.
  • Suspension – rubber components are in good order, shocks are firm and no leaks. Sway bar links and bushes are in good order, no sagging or damage.
  • Brakes – minimum 1.5mm of brake pad material, rotors are within specification, the car passes a brake meter test.

Do you have another question?

If you have a question we have not answered please do reach out to us

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"Had a roadworthy done on an older car, the technician was super helpful and explained everything to me patiently as I didn't understand many of the technical terms. Really great service!.."

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"Now had two mobile roadworthy certificates done on premium Euro brand cars I transferred from interstate and servicing and repairs done on my Mercedes AMG and Toyota Landcruiser. On time, heaps under OEM costs, and done right. Don't go anywhere else! Thank you.."

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"Big shout out to the crew. Very professional very friendly service. Had massive work done to my Hilux then are roadworthy to get it up to standard for sale. Highly recommend."

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"super friendly and always happy to help hands down the best place to go when you need a mobile roadworhty. I can't recommend them highly enough every job I've had done here has always been a breeze as I've always been guaranteed peace of mind"

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"Excellent service and work. Friendly and knowledgeable. Def recommenced for a roadworthy again. Easy to deal with and excellent timing for when I needed it done."

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