Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Testing

The Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Test (CVRT) is a roadworthiness test for all commercial vehicles, buses with more than eight passenger seats and ambulances, all over one year old. Find out more about how to book a CVRT and what the test entails

What is the CVRT?

Information about the Commercial Vehicle Roadworthiness Test benefits and what it involves.

Operator Self Declaration

All operators of Heavy Commercial Vehicles (HCVs) are required by law to make an online ‘Self-Declaration’ to the RSA in relation to their Heavy Goods Vehicles, Goods trailers, Buses and Ambulances.

Book a HCV test

HCVs must take a commercial vehicle test every year to renew their commercial vehicle certificate of roadworthiness. Vehicles that fail the test must repair their failure items before they can be re-tested.

Book a LCV test

LCVs are required to take a commercial vehicle test every year to renew their commercial vehicle certificate of roadworthiness. Vehicles that fail must have failure items repaired before they can be re-tested.

Test Centre Locations

Find your nearest test centre

Book a Motor Caravan test

Find out more about roadworthiness testing of Motor Caravans.

Certificate of Roadworthiness

This page explains what a certificate of roadworthiness (CRW) is, why you need one and what to do if you lose one

Regulations

A summary of the regulations that apply to the testing of commercial vehicles 

Carrying Dangerous Goods (ADR)

Any vehicle which carries or transports dangerous goods is required by law to meet certain detailed technical requirements.