CIA VIC’s Top Notch Safety Inspections

The Caravan Trade Industry Association of Victoria and Everything Caravan & Camping in partnership with Victoria Police, Vic Roads, RVeethereyet, Energy Safe Victoria, Victorian Building Authority and industry businesses; Advantage Caravan Repairs, Caravan Electrical Solutions, Epsom Palms Caravan World, Northern RV Services and Swift Caravan Services conducted ‘Free Safety Inspections’ for consumers on Wednesday 4 and Thursday 5 October at Melbourne Leisurefest. These inspection days were implemented as a part of the Association’s strategy to better educate the industry through its National Caravan Industry Training College and to provide consumers with a vehicle check to better educate them and advise them of potential safety issues.

Mr Rob Lucas, CEO of Caravan Industry Association of Victoria (CIA VIC) stated, ‘We were extremely pleased with how our inaugural free safety inspection days”, being a fantastic opportunity to educate consumers on the safety of their own caravan. The program ran inspections on weights, gas and electrical with industry experts available to offer advice.

‘As part of the Association’s strategy to better educate the industry and consumers through our National Caravan Industry Training College, which is continuing to go from strength to strength within the industry – our next stage of focus is consumer education. We hope that by coordinating these FREE safety inspection days it will be the first step towards clearer and consistent consumer messaging from our industry,’ commented Rob Lucas. Over the two-days there were 20 participants that had full inspections completed being; two motorhomes, thirteen caravans, four pop-top caravans and one tent/camper trailer along with 38 applications received.

For further information or to view full details of the four stages please visit www.gomakesomememories.com.au or phone the CIA VIC office on (03) 9372 5388.