Why is it Dangerous to Drive with Under-Inflated Tyres?

  The Dangers of driving on underinflated tyres Tyres are those forgotten black round things on the bottom of your car. Most people never check their air pressure and are blissfully unaware of the dangers that under inflated tyres cause. Tyres are designed for certain tyre pressures to be able…
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Need Tyres Urgently? Buy Now Pay Later With Afterpay

  Being a family business, we understand how the kids can take priority over Christmas with gifts, days out, holiday activities etc. We all hate the credit card bill that will hit and those tyres you desperately need can be a real financial burden at that time of the year.…
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How To Buy a Good Used Car

  Avoid Buying a Lemon No one wants to buy a lemon that costs you a small fortune in repairs to keep it going. Here are a couple of tips to make sure you select a good and reliable vehicle. Have a think about what you really need the car…
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What Are The Uses of a Roadworthy Certificate?

Roadworthy Certificates Queensland is different to other states and requires a Roadworthy Certificate when: a registered car, van, motorbike, or commercial vehicle, under 4.5 Tonne is placed for sale in Queensland, or trailers and caravans between 750kg and 3,500kg if you are transferring registration to a new owner, or you…
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Part 1. What are the uses of a roadworthy certificate in Brisbane?

Light Vehicles & Trailers If you are in the Brisbane area or are planning to move to the Brisbane area and you have vehicles, trailers, caravans, motorbikes, trucks, boat trailers, heavy vehicles or heavy trailers, you will require a roadworthy certificate or (safety certificates) as they are now known. Getting…
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Moving to Queensland and Needing a Queensland Roadworthy Certificate?

If you are thinking of moving to Queensland and you are writing your” to do” list. One item on the list will most definitely be transferring your vehicle registration from whatever state or territory you are moving from to a Queensland registration. Registering your Vehicle in Queensland is a little…
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Your Brakes send you messages

1.Spongey Brake Pedal If you feel like you are squeezing a sponge with your foot instead of pushing a firm brake pedal, then your brakes are telling you they need attention. Soft brakes can be as simple as a brake pad replacement. Something more difficult and urgent to repair could…
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Safety Certificate Inspections & Truck Certificates of Inspections

East Coast Mobile Safety Certificates specialise in Truck or Heavy Vehicle inspections. Our staff are qualified to conduct Certificate of Inspections for heavy vehicles and heavy trailers as well as Safety Certificates for cars, motorbikes and light trailers. A Heavy Vehicle is any vehicle over 4.5 tonne whereas a Heavy…
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What You Should Know About a Safety Inspection

For all the buyers out there, that think a Safety Certificate or a Roadworthy Certificate, is an in-depth check of the vehicle, need to understand what the safety certificate provides. Safety Certificates are a basic check under the code of practice to ascertain if the vehicle meets safety standards as…
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How Long does a Pre-Purchase Inspection Take?

Pre -Purchase inspections are a comprehensive inspection of the total vehicle, it’s structure and operation.   The Pre-purchase inspection covers but is not limited to Engine Clutch/Gearbox Brakes Transmission Steering Suspension Electricals Exhaust System Drive Shaft Heater/Air conditioner Seatbelts Underbody Body Accessories Fitted Boot Road Test Interior In order for…
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Safety Certificates & Pre-Purchase Inspections are NOT the same

We have numerous customers that come to us asking for a safety certificate and believing that if it passes the inspection, the vehicle will have no issues for the several thousand kilometres. They also feel that the safety certificate is a warranty over the vehicle. This is Incorrect! A Safety…
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Is a Safety Certificate the same as a Roadworthy

In Queensland a safety certificate is needed when: A registered light vehicle is offered for sale in Queensland, or Transferring registration to a new owner, or When transferring to Queensland registration from another state or territory, or When re-registering an unregistered vehicle. Vehicles requiring a safety certificate are: Cars Motorcycles…
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