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Texas State Inspection

What do I need to bring to get my car inspected?

Please make sure to have your driver's license and proof of insurance at the time of your appointment.

What if I do not pass the inspection?

Our certified mechanics will with you to determine exactly what your vehicle needs to pass the safety and emissions test in the Lone Star State.

What are the requirements for a state inspection in Texas?

As part of our test, a certified inspector will carefully check the following components to ensure they meet Texas State vehicle standards:

  • Horn

  • Windshield wipers

  • Mirror

  • Steering

  • Seat belts

  • Brakes

  • Tires

  • Wheel assembly

  • Exhaust system

  • Exhaust emission system

  • Beam indicator

  • Tail lamps

  • Stop lamps

  • License plate lamp

  • Rear red reflectors

  • Turn signal lamps

  • Window tinting – vehicles 1988 and newer

  • Gas caps on vehicles – vehicles 2-24 years old

Does my vehicle need an emissions inspection?

If your vehicle is between 2 through 24 years old and your vehicle is registered in an emission county, you are required to take the emissions test to receive your registration sticker.

Counties requiring emission tests are;

Brazoria, Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, El Paso, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Johnson, Kaufman, Montgomery, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, Travis, and Williamson.

How long are inspections good for in Texas?

Vehicle inspections in Texas are valid for one year. Motorists are required to renew their registration 90 days before expiration.

What type of motorized vehicles can you inspect?

We provide safety and emission inspections for passenger and commercial vehicles, motorcycles, mopeds, as well as trailers.

When can I have my vehicle inspected?

Feel free to call us to book an appointment or fill out the form below to secure your spot on our calendar.

Schedule an Appointment

There's a new auto pit stop in town. Visit us for fast, dependable, and honest vehicle diagnosis and service. We offer full-service auto care as well as state inspections and alignment. 

630B Highway 6 South

Houston, Texas  77079

Mon - Fri   8 AM - 6 PM

Saturday    8 AM - 1 PM

Drive Nation at Your Service

It is our mission to set a new standard for auto service shops in the automotive industry. Our highly skilled and ASE-certified technicians and service staff make it their priority to provide a make, model, and condition-specific diagnosis with easy-to-understand digital reports with pictures and notes attached.

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What Our Customers Are Saying


They are so affordable, so honest, and a joy to work with... If you’re like us, trying to keep your high mileage car as long as possible, trust them with your car. You will not be disappointed.
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I really liked the fact that I got my inspection report online and the items that needed repairs had pictures to show the damage. I highly recommend this service shop, they're a team you can trust!
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Outstanding company and great people to work with! Honest and trustworthy won’t charge you more than it’s worth! Saved my car and my wallet!! Totally recommend!
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