To view the virginia motor vehicle safety inspection manual. If you fail to comply with inspection.
Currently the virginia state police are unable to provide a complete list of virginia safety inspection locations due to constant changes.
Virginia safety inspection. Generally these official inspection stations display white signs stating as such in blue letters. Motor vehicles registered in virginia are required by law to pass a vehicle safety inspection annually. All vehicles registered in virginia are required to have an annual inspection.
When a vehicle passes a va state safety inspection the inspection station will place a safety inspection sticker on the windshield showing month and year in which the inspection will expire. Welcome to the official site of the virginia department of motor vehicles with quick access to driver and vehicle online transactions and information. Meet virginias emissions inspection standards.
In accordance with the standards set by the commonwealth of virginia a state inspection is performed to check the safety equipment of your vehicle such as turn signals wiper blades headlights taillights and more to ensure that all equipment is functioning properly. What is a virginia state safety inspection. A conviction for violating virginia inspection laws could result in a fine and be posted to your driving record.
On any given day millions of cars and light trucks operating in the united states are due for state inspections. Inspect for and reject if. If you have a specific question with regard to motor vehicle safety inspection or inspection requirements please.
What is a va vehicle safety inspection. The required official inspection procedure as approved by the virginia state police superintendent is as follows. However most new car dealerships and repair shops provide safety inspection services.
For information about safety inspections or to find safety inspection stations near you contact the virginia state police at wwwvspvirginiagov or 804 674 6774. According to the virginia state police the state has approximately 4200 safety inspection stations as of 2010. Motor vehicle safety inspection rules and regulations chapter 70 table of contents guidelines for the administration of virginias annual motor vehicle inspection program part 1 page administration 19vac30 70 1 1 purpose and authority.
There is a pit chip or star crack larger than 1 inches in diameter at any location in the windshield above the 3 inch line at the bottom. To ensure your safety and the safety of other motorists virginia requires an annual vehicle safety inspection on all registered vehicles with only one exception. Before going in for your virginia vehicle inspection we advise you to visually check the following items on your vehicle to save you time and hassle.
In the virginia official safety inspection manual section 19 vac 30 70 210 page 210 2 paragraphs 7 and 8 states.