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Your Pre-purchase vehicle inspection.

If you are thinking about buying a used car it would be a good idea to let Highway Auto Inspections do a pre-purchase inspection to ensure there are no hidden defects which would cost you money down the track. Call Steve 07 4926 1303 for further advice on pre-purchase inspections.
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Qld. Roadworthy Certificate Inspections Rockhampton.

Qld transport safety certificates

You can trust Highway Auto with your pre-purchase inspection and Qld. Transport safety inspections. Licensed inspection station 5875.

If you are moving to Queensland your car must be registered in Queensland withing 14 days of establishing your new address. You may be fined for failing to change your vehicle's registration in due time. In order to register your car in Queensland you require a Queensland safety certificate, not one issued in another state.

If you are one of the lucky one who has just moved to the Sunshine State, you can get a safety inspection for your RWC done here in Rockhampton. Highway Auto Inspections is easy to find click or tap for directions. By the way: You are permitted to drive with a licence from another State or Territory for 3 Months after arrival in Queensland. It is advisable you apply for your Queensland Driver's Licence during this time. In Queensland a safety certificate is needed when:

  1. a registered light vehicle is offered for sale in Queensland, or

  2. transferring registration to a new owner, or

  3. when transferring to Queensland registration from another state or territory, or

  4. when re-registering an unregistered vehicle.
 
 

This inspection covers the basic vehicle safety standards for many components including:


  1. Tyres

  2. Brakes

  3. Steering

  4. Suspension

  5. Body rust or damage

  6. Windscreen

  7. Lights

 

My car failed the safety inspection.


You have 14 days to rectify the listed defects and present the car for a second inspection. The second Roadworthy Inspection is free and only the listed defects need to be inspected. If you exceed the 14 days limit, a full Roadworthy inspection will have to be carried out at the cost of a normal inspection.
 

Standards of Vehicle inspection.


Information regarding vehicle inspection standards for light vehicles up to 4.5 Tonnes that apply in Queensland can be found on the Department of Transport and Main roads website. Tap or click Qld Dept Transport.

Tyre standards.


  • Tyres must be compatible with the rim and suitable for normal road use.

  • All tyres fitted on the same axle must be of the same size and case construction.

  • The tyre width must not be more than 1.3 times larger than the manufacturer's largest optional tyre width.

  • The tread must be at least 1.5 mm deep.

  • The tyres must not have damages such as cuts and bulges or show signs of case failure.
 
 

A Vehicle Inspection for Every Situation.


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The Entire Vehicle Check.


A comprehensive inspection looking at all the mechanical components along with a stringent appraisal of all safety aspects. This super inspection includes the Qld Transport Safety Certificate inspection and issue of the certificate. Included is our pre-purchase inspection inclusive of a vehicle history check which will flag legitimate ownership issues.

If you are considering purchasing a used vehicle this is your best value option.
 

Budget Car Servicing From $149*

* Basic Service $149 - depending on vehicle model, additional costs may include: $20 for full-synthetic oil; $40 for Diesels, DPF compatible oil.
 

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Five important parts of your car service.


 
 
If you want a reliable and safe car that performs well and is economical to run, it’s important to look after it through regular auto servicing and inspections. Missing a car service to save money can be a false economy and will cost you more in the long term, as minor problems left unattended will lead to costly major repairs.
 

Your Essential Car Service From: $167*


Essential for keeping your vehicle safe and reliable on the road, this is how you get maximum reliability and economy.
 
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Five important parts of your car service.


 
 

Your Essential Plus Car Service From: $217*


Essential for keeping your vehicle safe and reliable and on the road, this is how you get maximum reliability, economy and resale value.
 
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Five important parts of your car service.


 
 
Examples of vehicles we service
● Audi
● BMW
● Daewoo
● Daihatsu
● Datsun
● Fiat
● Ford
● Holden
● Honda
● Hyundai
● Isuzu Ute
● Jeep
● Kia
● Land Rover
● Lexus
● Mazda
● Mini
● Mitsubishi
● Nissan
● Subaru
● Suzuki
● Toyota
● Volkswagen
● Volvo
 

Highway Auto Mechanical, offer personal service and quality workmanship guaranteed* for life.


booking car servicing rockhampton For any of the above services or for any automotive repairs, Mechanical, Air-conditioning, Auto electrical, Cruise control, Caravan services, Bosch, Delkor and Century Batteries.

You can speak with Cathy or Steve who will talk you through any automotive service questions and advice; they are well-informed, patient, professionals. (07) 4926 1303

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