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Licenced Vic Roads Motorcycle Roadworthy Tester. Experts and experience with motorbike safety.

Trust MK1 Motorcycles for your Motorcycle Roadworthy. Vic Roads Licenced Tester.

A RWC proves that your motorcycle is safe to ride on public roads. It is essential to ensure your motorcycle is roadworthy for your safety and the safety of others. 

A VIC Roads licensed tester provides the certificate, stating that your motorcycle has met specific standards of safety and compliance set by relevant authorities.

We value our licence and your safety. 

MK1 Motorcycles offers Motorbike Roadworthy Inspection and Certificate services to ensure your bike meets the required safety standards.

It is important to note that, as testers, we follow all Vic Roads guidelines accurately.

Our qualified and authorized motorcycle roadworthy specialists conduct thorough inspections whilst adhering to all these state compliance regulations.

Our goal is to ensure that your motorbike is in safe and roadworthy condition, not to mention providing you absolute peace of mind when riding on the roads.

Additionally, a RWC is required if you are moving a Motorbike from another State.

In particular, you can trust our experienced team to meticulously assess your bike, ensuring it meets all the criteria for a roadworthy or safety certificate.

What is involved in a Motorcycle Roadworthy at MK1 Motorcycles?

In order to ensure that our qualified motorcycle inspectors cover a complete and comprehensive inspection, we follow a checklist of nearly all aspects of motorcycle safety. 


  • Starting and stopping the engine.
  • Turning on the turn signals, brake lights, and headlights.
  • Switching between low and high beams.
  • Examining the steering, head stem, and bearings.
  • Checking the wheel bearings
  • Inspecting the chain and sprockets
  • Confirming the exhaust complies with regulations.
  • Checking tyre pressure and ensuring that there are no rips, tears, or cracks in the sidewalls.
  • Ensuring that the seat, handgrips, and mirrors are all functioning properly.
  • Conducting an overall safety check of the motorcycle.
  • Other safety-related items on the body, chassis or engine
Motorcycle Roadworthy Safety

How long does a Roadworthy Take?

  • The inspection typically takes around 1.5 hours, during which our specialists assess each component, specifically looking for any signs of wear, damage, or non-compliance with safety standards.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I sell my Motorbike without a RWC?
  • You can sell a Registered Motorcycle without a Roadworthy Certificate in Victoria.
  • Importantly though the new owner must have a Roadworthy completed within 14 days of ownership.
  • In Melbourne it is usually best practice to ensure a vehicle has a RWC before selling.
How Much is a Roadworthy Certificate in Melbourne?
  • $220, which includes a thorough safety check over of your Bike, digital records and your certificate
What happens if my Motorcycle Fails its RWC?
  • You will receive a detailed report of any items needing repair or replacement.  
  • Our team will be in immediate contact to confirm this.
  • We save space in our diary to complete minor repairs (with your permission) while the bike is on the bench. 
  • As a result, we aim to get your vehicle back to you as quickly as possible. 
  • More extensive repairs will be quoted.
Can I repair the RWC Fail List Myself?
  • Yes, you can.  
  • It is important to note that our mechanics must do a full re-inspection when you return the vehicle.  This ensures that it is still in Roadworthy Condition and that the repairs are complete.
  • Consequently, we charge a small 15-minute re-inspection fee to complete this, update the digital records and issue the PASS.
Do I have to have Stock Pipes on My Bike to get a Roadworthy?
  • Yes in order to be in full compliance with Vic Roads legal requirements your Motorcycle must have OEM exhaust Pipes fitted at the time of inspection. 
Do Dirt Bikes need a Roadworthy?
  • Only if you need the motorbike fully registered, then yes, you will need a roadworthy.
  • A Dirt Bike needs to be fully registered if you wish to ride on public roads.
How long does a Road Worthy Certificate Last For in Victoria?
  • In Melbourne, Victoria, The Certificate of Roadworthiness remains valid for 30 days from the date it is issued.
Do I need a Roadworthy to get a Recreational Registration?
  • It is not necessary to get a roadworthy for Recreational Registration. 
  • No registration is needed for private land. 
Services We Offer
Our Location

1/ 3 Lathams Road, Carrum Downs 3195 VIC

Our Phone Number

03 9775 1299

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