There is no difference between a Safety Certificate and a Roadworthy Certificate, both terms are used for the same legal document that is required by the QLD Government when selling a car or transferring ownership.
This inspection covers the basic vehicle safety standards for many components including:
No Problem. We can still carry out the inspection and issue a Roadworthy Certificate.
Safety Certificates/Roadworthy Certificates are valid for 2 months or 2000km (whichever comes ﬁrst) from the date of issue.
If your vehicle does not meet the minimum safety standards set out by the Queensland Department of Transports Code of Practise on its first inspection, you will have 14 days from the first inspection date to rectify faults. A second inspection will be required with a reduced call out fee of $45 to inspect repairs and issue a Safety Certificate.
Yes, if your vehicle does not meet the minimum safety requirement you are still required to pay the mobile safety inspection fee ($88).
However, you will have 14 days to rectify any faults. There will be a reduced call out fee of $45 to conduct second inspection and issue a Safety Certificate