Road Worthy Certificates Bendigo Victoria RWC


In order to minimise the number of poorly maintained vehicles on the road, a Certificate of Roadworthiness is required in Victoria when a vehicle is sold or if a used vehicle is to be re-registered.

Lou Owen Autos car service in Bendigo provides Certificates of Roadworthiness and inspects both gasoline and LPG autogas cars. You can receive a certificate after your car has passed a roadworthy inspection ensuring that key components have not worn or deteriorated. In some cases a Certificate of Roadworthiness is also required to clear a Vehicle Defect Notice or a Notice of Unroadworthiness. Book a RWC inspection online or call us for more information!


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How do I obtain a RWC in Bendigo?

A Certificate of Roadworthiness can only be issued by a licensed vehicle tester, operating from a nominated garage or service station. Lou Owen Autos is a licensed vehicle testing station that can inspect your vehicle and issue a Certificate of Roadworthiness.

To make sure the vehicle is safe for normal road use major safety items of your vehicle are checked during a typical roadworthy inspection:
• wheels and tyres
• seats and seat belts
• lamps and reflectors
• steering, suspension and braking systems
• windscreen, and windows including front windscreen wipers and washers
• the structure of the vehicle itself
• other safety related items on the body, chassis or engine.

Please note: The roadworthiness test is NOT a check of general condition or the mechanical reliability of the vehicle and it does NOT mean that your vehicle is in top condition without any wear or deterioration and non-safety related accessories (air conditioner, rear window demister, electric windows, rear-window wipers etc.) are working.
Furthermore, the test does not guarantee the items checked will continue to function after the inspection.
If you require a comprehensive check on the overall techincal condition and reliability of your vehicle, arrange a a fully comprehensive 150 point vehicle inspection with Lou Owen Autos. Book a service online or call our mechanics now!


LPG gas and gasoline car Certificate of Roadworthiness inscpection Lou Owen Autos RWC Bendigo


What if my car fails the roadworthy inspection?
If any of the checked items fail to meet the standard, you will receive a rejection report and have seven days to repair the issues and return the vehicle for a second inspection of the failed items. If more than seven days elapse a complete roadworthy inspection must again be performed on the vehicle.

How much does a roadworthy inspection cost?
There is no fixed cost for obtaining a Certificate of Roadworthiness. It may depend on the age, type and condition of the vehicle being examined. Call us now for a free quote on roadworthy check for your vehicle!

How long does a roadworthy certificate last?
For the purposes of a transaction a Certificate of Roadworthiness is current for 30 days from the date of issue. You can find more details on Roadworthiness Section on VicRoads website.

Book a RWC online or call us now!


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