Mobile Caravan Safety Certificate
Mobile Safety Certificate Brisbane Gold Coast Sunshine Coast
A Caravan Roadworthy Certificate also known as a Caravan Safety Certificate is required when the caravan is over 750kg and under 3500kg
We offer this as a mobile inspection, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast
We are a Small Family Business - That means Exceptional Customer Service
Mostly Same or Next Day Service
We are licensed to carry out Caravan Safety Certificate and Trailer Roadworthy Inspections with an ATM from 751kg to 3500kg
Call us today if you need any advice.
Contact Mike - 0417 798 934
Requirements for the Caravan Safety Certificate and Trailer Roadworthy Certificate -
- Registration Certificate or Renewal Paper (if the trailer is registered)
- Level Ground for the Inspection to be performed on (concrete or a hard serface is prefered)
- 1/2m access around the outside of the trailer
- To pass Inspection the Trailer or Caravan MUST have all of the Clearance, Tail and Stop Lights working and it must have a Number Plate Light.
To make the process much easier, if the owner does a few simple checks over the trailer, like just checking Lights and tyres are in working order
When your Trailer or Caravan Safety Inspection is under way, If the need arises, most repairs can be performed on site to pass inspection (Roadworthy and Gas certs)
- Minimum of 1 axle with brakes fitted to the forward axle
- Tyres to be load ratted to the Fully Loaded Weight Aggregate Trailer Mass (ATM)
- Minimum of 1 load rated safety chains equal to or more than the Aggregate Trailer Mass (ATM)
For Caravan and Trailers 2001kg to 3500kg Gross Trailer Mass (GTM)
- Brakes on all wheels
- Brake Away System (BrakeSafe) fitted to trailer, which will cause all brakes to actuate when the switch is tripped.
- Minimum of 2 load rated safety chains equal to or more than the Aggregate Trailer Mass (ATM)
All lights must work (stop, tail, forward markers, rear markers, number plate and indicators), lights are free from cracks in the lens, light lenses are not faded from the sun, no water inside the light or lens, reflectors are fitted to the front sides and rear of the caravan or trailer, body is secured to the chassis correctly, walls and floor are free from timber rot, chassis and a frame are free from any structural impairing rust, safety chains are rated and secured to the a frame permanently, coupling is rated and secured to the a frame properly, tyres have more than 3mm tread across the whole tyre, tyres are free from any cracks in the side wall and in the tread pattern, brakes are within tolerance and in safe working order, brake pads or shoes have at least 1mm of braking element left, bearing tension is within tolerance with no excessive play from side to side, chassis number to be on a frame if manufactured prior to 1988, compliance plate with VIN number fitted to the caravan or trailer if manufactured after 1988.
A Few Caravan Safety Certificate inspections from older Caravans has shown worn out bearings from a lack of servicing and maintenance.
Here is some of the average defects we find on caravan and trailer inspections across Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast
Sunshine Coast Mobile Inspection Locations
Safety Certificate Sunshine Coast
Safety Certificate Caloundra
Safety Certificate Kawana Waters
Safety Certificate Maroochydore
Safety Certificate Buderim
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Safety Certificate Nambour
Safety Certificate Noosa
Brisbane Mobile Inspection Locations
This bearing seal has been leaking which can be seen here, because of this the brakes will not actuate correctly
These bearings have been washed to show the pitting in the rollers, which will not pass the inspection
This brake magnet has excessive wear on the mount which caused the brakes to not actuate correctly
Tyre rubbing on chassis and melting rubber, needs appropriate clearance to pass the Caravan Safety Inspection
Drum missing from the brake assembly, will not pass the caravan roadworthy, all brakes must work.
Cracks in Tyres or dry rubber will not pass a Caravan Safety Certificate
WHEN DO YOU NEED A CARAVAN SAFETY CERTIFICATE?
If your Caravan or Trailer has a fully loaded weight (ATM) of 751kg to 3500kg
In Queensland you are LEGALLY required to supply a RWC (Safety Certificate) when transferring ownership or registration details of a Caravan, Camper Trailer, Boat trailer. It is the sellers responsibility to supply this certificate of inspection when offering the unit for sale.
We can Inspect the folowing
- Car Trailer
- Boat Trailer
- Box Trailer
- Horse Float
Call us today for a Mobile Caravan Safety Certificate or
Trailer Safety Certificate
You can have us come to you for a Mobile Inspection and fix any problems that may stop it from passing the Safety Certificate.
PLEASE NOTE - ANY EXTRA WORK REQUIRED TO MAKE THE TRAILER OR CARAVAN PASS THE INSPECTION IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE INSPECTION FEE. For example - lights not working.
* We provide the service as an inspection of the Trailer, if
the Trailer does not pass inspection, we will issue the certificate with the
items that were rejected, in turn providing information on how to get the issue
resolved. We can provide the services to bring the trailer back up to spec if
Being a Mobile Service, we travel all over South East Queensland.
We can issue a Caravan Roadworthy from the Sunshine Coast to the NSW border.
HVRAS FOR NEW REGISTRATIONS TO QUEENSLAND
If Your Trailer or Caravan is currently un-registered ask us about a HVRAS Inspection
Having the inspection performed while we are issuing the roadworthy, means you do not have to take the Trailer or Caravan into Transport and Main Roads. All you will need to take is the paperwork we issue on the day of Inspection.
We strongly suggest to get a - Yearly Bearing Service
To prolong the life of your bearings, Good seals and Clean Grease is a must
Call Caravan RWC Gas Certificates today 0417 798 934