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PUBLIC NOTICE: Vehicle Testing Station (VTS) operational again

PUBLIC NOTICE: Vehicle Testing Station (VTS) operational again

Issued by George Municipality 22 December 2022 for immediate release


The George Municipality Vehicle Testing Centre (VTS) is open again after brake rollers that broke down because of the continuous loadshedding was restored. The VTS is open for business as usual in Hibernia Street (next to the train station).

For any queries contact the VTS on 044 801 9312.



The George Municipal Vehicle Testing Station (VTS) is again offering a FREE 10-Point Check for your vehicle on 10 to 13 January 2023 (08h30 -15h30). Note first come first served rule will apply.


The 10 Point inspection includes:

  • Identification of vehicle
  • Lights
  • Equipment and Body structure
  • Braking Systems
  • Wheels and Tyres
  • Suspension and undercarriage
  • Steering
  • Oil leaks
  • Exhaust System
  • Transmission


The full inspection will take approximately 10 minutes and you will be free to go with a clean bill of health – or know that something needs to be repaired before you leave for that long drive.

Safety is our priority – make use of the opportunity to ensure you and your family travel safely this festive season.


Check that vehicle is roadworthy before you start your journey
Carry the necessary equipment and tools to assist you on the road in case of a breakdown
Have enough rest before you start your journey and take a rest every 2 hours
Adhere to all road signs and rules of the road
Maintain a safe following distance
Adhere to and stay within the speed limits
Follow instructions that are given by Law enforcement or Traffic Officials
No overloading of passengers because it affects the braking system of the vehicle
Have the necessary contact numbers in case of emergency
Be patient towards other road users