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Professional Safety Inspections for Stolen and Recovered Vehicles

Our Mission

At Recovery Inspect, we specialise in conducting thorough safety inspections for vehicles that have been stolen and recovered. Our mission is to ensure the highest safety standards for individuals involved in the repair and handling of these vehicles, whether they are being returned to their owners or undergoing repair work.

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Recovery Inspect is still being prepared and will be available soon. Get in touch for more information.

Services for Insurers, Panel Shops, and Mechanical Workshops

We offer a comprehensive, efficient, and reliable service to insurers, panel shops, and mechanical workshops, prioritising client safety in the aftermath of vehicle theft and recovery. Our services include:

  • Sharps Clearance: Identification and safe disposal of any sharps found in the vehicle.
  • Methamphetamine Testing: Determination of the presence of methamphetamine contamination.
  • Methamphetamine Lab Testing: Assessment of contamination levels if methamphetamine is detected.
  • Drug Paraphernalia Removal: Safe removal and disposal of any drug-related items.
  • Vehicle Inspection: Examination of all visible and accessible locations within the vehicle.

Each vehicle is meticulously inspected by our expert team. We ensure the removal of hazardous materials and provide a detailed inspection report, including images. Vehicles that meet our safety standards are marked with a Recovery Inspect clearance sticker, indicating they are safe for further repairs or handling.

Regulatory Compliance

For insurers, panel shops, and mechanical workshops, it is essential to comply with regulations ensuring that stolen and recovered vehicles are free from hazards. This compliance guarantees a safe working environment for repair staff and other involved parties. Recovery Inspect is dedicated to upholding these standards, ensuring both safety and compliance throughout the recovery process.

Inspection Exclusions

Please note, our inspection service does not include:

  • Disassembly of components and panels.
  • Examination of the vehicle's underside (unless at our designated location).
  • Evaluation of areas not readily accessible, like locked compartments.
  • Assessment of mechanical functions.

Team Qualifications

Our team is highly trained and qualified, holding certifications in:

  • 11124NAT - Course in Safe Handling of Sharps and Infectious Waste.
  • Methamphetamine Decontamination Technician.
  • CRFPRL302 - Installation of Child Car Restraints.
  • HLTAID009 - Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
  • HLTAID010 - Provide Basic Emergency Life Support (x2).


What Our Clients Say

  • I’ve been getting our vehicles serviced here for years and with the new owner at the wheel I can say the service and pricing has improved! Thanks for being reliable


  • Mechanics here are amazing, I've had 2 cars roadworthied through them, didn't fix anything without prior approval and assisted in finding a cheaper price for an expensive fix


  • These guys stick to the rules for RWC which is commendable for this industry. Highly recommended for RWC. Always had good service.


  • Fantastic service, everything so well explained ,promt service, on time ,lovely friendly staff..


  • Professional, friendly and extremely helpful! Highly recommended 😃


  • The team at the Ballarat roadworthy Center were very professional and great to deal with, I highly recommend them.


  • Excellent service - efficient, friendly staff and very helpful, thanks! Highly recommend this business 👍


  • Good service, friendly honest staff. Had alot of high end cars go through this place and all had an amazing job performed on them recommend it to all


  • Very professional and friendly service and so I'm surprised by the venom in the negative review. They gave full and straight-forward details for anything needed explaining. I was impressed.


  • Great reliable service and very affordable have been taking my cars here for many years now and they always do a great job highly recommend