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Saturday, September 21, 2013

What You Ought To Know About Vehicle Inspections


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Every state has their own laws regarding vehicle inspections. If you live in one of the 17 states that requires regular state inspections for vehicles, then you know how frustrating it can be to pay money for a mandatory inspection when you don't need one. Many dealerships and garages offer specials on state inspections to make it less of a hassle. You can find great deals by searching for something like Pennsylvania state inspection. The state inspection special should cover all parts of the mandatory law including emissions and proper operations inspection.

In states where vehicle inspections are required, vehicles must provide a safe experience for both the driver and other vehicles on the road. In some cases, inspections are mandatory ever ear. In Pennsylvania, if your vehicle is over 17,000 pounds, you have to have an inspection every six months. State inspections aren't required for every sate. For example, Florida, Kentucky and Minnesota no longer require inspections with approval from the federal government.

Getting a state inspection means that you have to go to a state-operated garage in most cases. however, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, New York, New Hampshire, Maine, Texas, Missouri, Louisiana and North Carolina allow drivers to go to any garage to get their car inspected. This offers the best prices, but you also have to make sure that the garage or service center has approval from the state to give state inspections. Otherwise, your inspection won't count.

Safety and emissions inspections are two separate tests. While some states require an emissions test, others only require a safety inspection.


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