What is a special mobility vehicle?
A three-wheeled special mobility vehicle (SMV), such as a Nippi, is a vehicle that a person with disability can operate from their wheelchair.
You must be able to fasten the seatbelt and drive at normal traffic speeds on roads and road-related areas while remaining seated in the wheelchair
SMVs must be registered and riders must be licensed.
How to register a special mobility vehicle
Get an inspection
Take your SMV to get a safety inspection at an Authorised Unregistered Vehicle Inspection Station (AUVIS). If the vehicle is modified or non-standard, you may need a Compliance Certificate from a licensed certifier.
Get compulsory third party (CTP) insurance
Renewing your registration
If your SMV is less than 5 years old, you may not need a safety inspection. See safety checks and vehicle inspections.
To renew you must have: