Frequently Asked Questions
Common Questions Customers ask us
You must obtain a Safety Certificate before offering a registered vehicle for sale or disposing of a registered vehicle, other than to a dealer.
For More info on safety certificates click here.
HVRAS is basically a comprehensive evaluation of light and heavy trailers or heavy vehicles dimension to ensure that heavy vehicles of more than 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass (GVM) comply with regulations, If the vehicle or trailer is being registered in QLD from other state or if the QLD registration has expired.
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You will not be charged the full inspection price again! Only a small mobile call out fee of up to $49 will be payable upon the second inspection, depending on your location.
If the necessary repair takes longer than expected, taking the re-inspection of your vehicle over the 14-day deadline, please contact us to arrange a new certificate booking.
The Safety Certificates we issue can be used for new registration, late registration renewal or registration transfer purposes in the State of Queensland.
Discover which vehicle types we service here
Any vehicle with a valid QLD registration can be transferred between owners online without having to visit a TMR branch.
QLD registered Heavy Vehicles and Heavy Trailers can renew their registration online with the issue of such a certificate, without having to visit a TMR branch.
We often do inspections unattended so you may also leave the keys at a disclosed location to allow us access to the vehicle and complete the payment beforehand over the phone.
In the case of a Pre-purchase Inspection, it is common not to be there however we would require you to get in touch with the seller before you book your appointment to advise them of the booking.
We require the sellers contact details to confirm booking availability directly with them also if you prefer, we can arrange suitable time with them to save you the hassle of being the middle man.
We will inspect safety items such as Tyres, Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Body Rust/Damage, Windscreen, Lights, Seats.
The following link details the items we look for during a Safety Inspection.
For more information on Safety Certificates click here.
A modification plate and its certification can only be issued by a licensed person. For list of modification and additional information on modification plates click on the following link.
QLD Code of practice: Vehicle modifications
However you have 14 days to attend to the noted items and do not have to pay for the Safety Certificate. However, a small call out fee for the sign off does apply subject to location.
We follow strict guidelines set by the Department of transport & main roads Code of practice.
Vehicles We Service
We service a wide range of vehicles including: