Maintaining roadworthiness of commercial vehicles

A guide about keeping commercial goods and passenger carrying vehicles (PCVs) in a roadworthy condition.


Guide to maintaining roadworthiness


This guide explains the responsibilities and systems involved in maintaining vehicles in a roadworthy condition, regardless of operating conditions, fleet size or vehicle type.

The guide is useful for operators, drivers and those responsible for operating, maintaining or providing commercial goods and PCVs and includes guidance on:

  • daily checks and inspections
  • inspection and repair facilities
  • regular safety inspections
  • responsibilities for roadworthiness
  • monitoring
Published 22 April 2014