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Mike Griggs Caravan Crash & Service (Cara Rest Service Centre) is a 3rd generation family business currently run by Heath & Jen Tiver. We are fully committed to serving the Caravan Industry of South Australia. The Servicing operation is now carried out from the Elm Street Entrance at Hampstead Gardens, South Australia.

HISTORY    Colin & Betty Griggs 1964 to 1988 (Managing Directors)

                               Mike & Dot Griggs 1973 to 2016 (Managing Directors)

                               Jon Griggs 1994 to 2011 (Operations Manager)

                               Heath & Jen Tiver (Griggs) 2017 to Current (Managing Directors)

·        Colin Griggs was an Executive Board Committee Member of the Caravan, Camping Industries Association (CCIA) of SA from 1973 to 1984.  In 1988 he was awarded Life Membership of the Association in recognition of the work he had performed for the benefit of the caravan industry.

·        Mike Griggs from 1984 to current is an Executive Board Committee Member of the Caravan, Camping Industries Association (CCIA) of SA.  Mike served as Treasurer from 1998 to 2005 and President from 2005 to 2011.  He was instrumental in the late 1990’s of implementing the Recreational Vehicle Repair and Servicing Traineeships.  He holds Certificate III in RV Repair Vehicle Repair and Servicing and Certificate IV in Coaching and Training.  Mike also served on the National Caravan Industry Australia Executive Committee for seven years as Treasurer.  Mike was awarded Life Membership of the CCIA of South Australia in 2011.

·        Family members are still actively involved in the business today. Mike, Dot & Jon Griggs are in Mentoring Roles and their input is greatly appreciated by Heath & Jen.

EQUIPMENT is a priority. We are investing in a Caravan Hoist which is currently under construction and will be operational in August 2018. Our workshop is equipped with all the necessary equipment to service your RV.

TRAINING employees is a major focus and we are continually searching mechanisms for improvement.

OUR SPECIALTY is in Major Insurance Crash Repairs, Servicing, Chassis Straightening, Major & Minor Alterations, Battery & Solar, Air Conditioning, Diesel Heaters, Pop Top Roof Lifters & Roll Out Awnings.

SERVICING & REPAIRS. The modern caravan is more complex than ever, 12V / 240V Circuitry, Hot Water Service, Chargers, Solar, Batteries and equipment that needs to be maintained. With regular preventative maintenance and servicing. these accessories will give you the most out of your caravanning experience. 





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