- Driver Guide
- Vehicle inspections
Get on the road in Darwin
All driver-partners in the Northern Territory are required to pass a vehicle inspection in order to obtain a Commercial Vehicle Licence (CVL). It’s good idea to check your car meets the Darwin vehicle requirements before having it inspected.
Completing your inspection
Once you have booked in for your inspection the mechanic will perform the check. The mechanic will advise if there are any issues with your vehicle that prevent you from passing a vehicle inspection.
If you are in the process of signing up, you can apply for your Commercial Vehicle License (CVL) once you've passed your vehicle inspection. Learn more ❯
Vehicle inspection tips
Common issues to look out for
Ensure each tyre has a sufficient tread depth of at least 1.5mm. To save time, we recommend you check your tyres prior to getting an inspection.
Ensure all lights are working, including headlights, park lights, signal indicator lights and brake lights.
Check your car is not leaking oil or fuel.
Annual vehicle inspections
Your vehicle inspection report is valid for 12 months from the time it is issued. To continue using the Uber app, you will need to complete a new vehicle inspection each year.