Virginia State Vehicle Inspection
With so much to see and do throughout the year, your annual vehicle inspection can sneak up on you. We’ll help by making it easy to get a Virginia State-certified vehicle inspection at a participating Goodyear Auto Service store near you.
Stores That Offer State Inspections
OUR VIRGINIA STATE VEHICLE INSPECTION SERVICES
What’s included with our Virginia state vehicle inspection?
As part of our test, a certified inspector will carefully check the following components to ensure they meet Virginia State vehicle standards:
- Brakes, including parking brake
- All lights, including headlights
- Signal devices
- Steering and suspension
- Tires, wheels and rims
- All mirrors
- Windshield and other glass
- Windshield wipers/defroster
- Exhaust system
- Rear license plate
- Hood and area under hood
- Air pollution control system of 1973 and subsequent models
- Drives seat
- Seat belts
- Air bags and air bag readiness light
- Fuel system
What else should I know about vehicle inspections in Virginia?
If you’re a new resident to Virginia, you must have a state inspection conducted immediately. Regardless of how long you’ve been in the state, you can be ticketed for not having a valid inspection sticker on your windshield. The maximum inspection fee is $51 for most tractors, trucks, or transportation vehicles (weight and/or passenger limits may apply). The maximum inspection fee is $12 for motorcycle and $16 for any other vehicle, including trailers and motor homes.
How often should I have my vehicle inspected in Virginia?
All vehicles in Virginia except those listed below must undergo annual safety inspections:
- Antique vehicles that are at least 25 years old and registered as antique with the DMV
- Any trailer that with cargo weighs fewer than 3,000 lbs. (unless the trailer has brakes – all trailers with brakes must be inspected)
Why choose GAS?
The certified technicians at your local Goodyear Auto Service are experts at understanding the specific requirements that must be met to pass a Virginia State vehicle inspection, and will work closely with you to determine exactly what your vehicle needs to you know exactly what you vehicle needs to stay road-ready in The Old Dominion.
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