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Roadworthiness[1] or streetworthiness is a property or ability of a car, bus, truck or any kind of automobile to be in a suitable operating condition or meeting acceptable standards for safe driving and transport of people, baggage or cargo in roads or streets, being therefore street-legal.

Certificate of Roadworthiness[edit]

A Certificate of Roadworthiness (also known as a‘roadworthy’or‘RWC’) shows that your vehicle is safe enough to be used on public roads. A roadworthy is required in the selling of a vehicle. And when it's being re-registered, and to clear some problematic notices.[2]

Roadworthy Inspection[edit]

The roadworthy inspection is designed to check the vehicle to make sure that its important auto parts are in a good (not top) condition that is enough for safe road use. It includes[3]:

  • wheels and tyres
  • steering, suspensions and braking systems
  • seats and seatbelts
  • lights and reflectors
  • windscreen, and windows including front wipers and washers
  • vehicle structure
  • other safety related items on the body, chassis or engine

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