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Things You Should Know About The Unique Identity Number Of An Automobile Vehicle

You all people know what is an automobile vehicle but you people may not know what is the unique identification number of each automobile vehicle. You people are very used to with the unique identification number but don’t know that this number is actually known as unique identity number. You people obviously have noticed that each automobile vehicle have number plates attached to it. These number plates carry a combination of few numbers and letters. This combination of the numbers and letters is known as the unique identification number of the automobile vehicle. The unique identification number is different for each vehicle present in the country. There are a lot of things that you can know about your vehicle from this unique identity number by putting it on the website while revs check.

 Now you may be wondering that what the term revs mean and what is the function of this term. But you have to wait to get the knowledge about this term and function of this term. This article will talk about this later and this article will also talk about the connection between revs and the number plate. But before that, you should know the history of the number plate.

 The history of number plate says that it has been originated in France. That means the idea to have a unique number for each vehicle was the brainchild of the France government and now you may find several siblings of this brainchild all over the world. In the primitive time, these number plates were made up if iron plates, wooden plates, or ceramic plates. But these material are not used Now because these materials are not very good for long-term use. This is why the present world uses stainless steel plates or plates made up of fibre for keeping the unique identification number attached to it. The unique identification number is provided by the country government. According to the requirement of the country government, the number plates are attached to the vehicle either in both sides or in any one side of the vehicle.

Now let’s talk about the term rats. RAVs is nothing but the abbreviation of Register of Encumbered Vehicles search. This register book keeps records of each vehicle present in the country. A revs check means the checking of the details of an automobile vehicle. You can do this checking by putting the unique identity number of the automobile vehicle easily. There are some particular websites that provide the details after putting the unique identity number of the automobile vehicle. This is why keep track of your automobiles present status has become very easy fast.

How to do a PPSR check

PPSR check also known as personal properties securities register check, is an important check that you must do on your vehicle before buying a used vehicle from an individual or a dealer. This check is an important security measure which is implemented by the Government of Australia to safeguard the consumer interests who are looking to buy used vehicles. You can easily get a ppsr check done at several government and private organizations by making use of your VIN number at a small price.

What you need —

  1. You must have your debit/credit card information handy in order to make the purchase.
  2. You must know your VIN, manufacturer’s number or Chassis number.
  3. You must have access to your email.

Fees associated with a PPSR check —

The PPSR check service is available via phone as well as online self-service mechanism. You can avail this service at a minimum cost of 3.40$ only.

Need for a PPSR check —

if you are looking to buy a used vehicle in Australia then you must check that there are no pending security interests that are liable on the vehicle with the help of the PPSR report. If there is any security interest that is still registered against the vehicle then you must know that it is not debt-free and it can also be repossessed after your purchase. This can be a huge loss of money for you. Before you buy the vehicle do a ppsr check to ensure that the vehicle is —

  • Free from debt.
  • Have no chances of repossession.
  • It is not reported as written off.
  • It is not reported as stolen.

This is an initiative in Australia to protect the buyer from fraud. You can get cars, trucks, ATVs, buses, tractors, motorbikes, caravans, horse floats, boats, forklifts, trailers, utility vehicles, campers or any sort of vehicle that is capable of traveling at a speed of more than 10 km/h and has motor power of more than 200 W checked for PPSR. So if you are buying a used vehicle then do all checks and stay safe and sure.