TÜV SÜD is one of the leading global providers of vehicle safety services, and local partner, AVTS Roadworthy Stations has earned a reputation of integrity.
Our services at a glance
Roadworthy testing and issue of Certification of Roadworthiness
We provide vehicle testing services in accordance with the National Road Traffic Act 93 of 1996, as well as the national standard of vehicle roadworthiness, SANS 10047. Roadworthy tests are currently required on change of ownership, and for taxis and heavy vehicles annually, with a 6-monthly test required for buses. Roadworthy certificates are valid for 60 days.
Pre-purchase assessment (Roadworthy Plus 50√)
We also provide buyers with information about the condition of a motor vehicle before they make their purchase. This includes more than 50 additional items to the normal statutory roadworthy test.
We provide vehicle appraisal services to Motor Dealers, which consists of a pre-check prior to the vehicle being traded into the dealership. This can also be described as a Pre-Buy-Back check.
Microdot Fitment and Verification
We fit Microdots as per the requirements of the NRTA, applying 10 000 microdots to more than 50 different locations on the vehicle, ensuring that it is uniquely identifiable.
Weighing of vehicles
As part of our facilities, we have a 22m weighbridge at our Airport branch, which is registered, calibrated and compliant with the relevant requirements. Weight certificates are issued, which are normally required when vehicles need to be loaded onto the eNatis system again; or for newly built up vehicles prior to homologation.
We emboss number plates using the details from the registration certificate of the vehicles; and supply both acrylic and metal plates.
We are an accredited Training Centre, and provide training on Basic Vehicle Components, Quality Management and Examiner of Vehicles.
We provide consultancy on all aspects of the roadworthy testing industry, quality management and ISO 9001:2008 requirements.