In what condition should my car be in to be able to rent it out?

You are required to ensure that your vehicle complies with all laws and regulations with regard to vehicle safety, condition and operation. We advise that you obtain a Safety Inspection at least every year to ensure your car is safe to operate. A typical Safety Inspection includes 14 key areas which should be tested on and should be in uppermost condition:

1. Visual Overview

  • Certificate of registration
  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
  • License plate(s) Decal

2. Brake Tests

  • Parking brake
  • Service brake

3. Exhaust System

  • Exhaust system components/Muffler
  • Visible blue or black smoke

4. Steering and Suspension

  • Steering wheel and box
  • Suspension/front end
  • Springs
  • Shocks

5. Horn

  • Sound horn to test for adequate signal
  • The horn must be securely fastened to the vehicle

6. Glazing, Glass and Windshield Wipers

  • Windshield
  • Windshield wipers and washer
  • Windows
  • Tint

7. Rear View Mirror

  • Rear view mirror
  • Mirrors (General)

8. Lighting Devices

  • Head light aim
  • Hazard lights/directionals/stop/reverse lights/and license plate light(s)
  • Reflectors

9. Tires and Wheels

10. Bumper, Fenders, and Fuel Tank

  • Bumpers
  • Fenders
  • Floor pans
  • Fuel tank
  • Vehicle Frame or Chassis

11. Altered Vehicle Height

12. Seat Belts

13. Airbags

14. Fuel Tank Cap


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