Testing for Meth in vehicles should be considered for all used sales and for all stolen vehicles as those responsible may have used methamphetamine inside your vehicle.
Many vehicles are used as "Mobile Clan Labs" where vehicle boots and back seats are used as a "mobile" way of manufacturing P.
Don't get caught out buying a vehicle that has been used to manufacture meth or used to transport the dangerous chemicals used to make meth.
The fabric lining of most vehicles is absorbs first hand and second hand smoke from meth users as readily as your home, perhaps even more so when they smoke meth with the windows up in a smaller environment.
The loss of resale value and the danger to your health make getting a meth test on the vehicle before purchase worthwhile.
If you have purchased a vehicle or you suspect someone has used meth in your vehicle, contact us to get meth tested now!
This service is IANZ Accredited and available for:
There are different tests that can be done to check if your vehicle is safe and determine any level of meth contamination. Talk to us about the right type of test to ensure you are in correct place in the vehicle contamination detection process. Read up below and use our Steps to help you determine what you need, or talk to us for advice on which test your property requires and why you need the correct type of test.
It is important to select the correct type of vehicle assessment that you require. This is determined by the purpose of the vehicle assessment. “What's your reason for testing? Whats your why?”
Engaging a vehicle assessment type that is incorrect can result in significant and unnecessary charges further down the track. There are requirements within the New Zealand Standard for Methamphetamine sampling for each assessment type. A vehicle cannot be cleared in accordance with the Standard until these criteria have been met.
Use this guide, from Step 1 to Step 5, to ensure you understand “why” you are testing and choose the correct assessment accordingly. Click on the 1 - 5 steps below to learn more.