Know the history of your vehicle, whether it's been in one wreck or eight.
Bring in current paperwork from last inspection.
Proof of maintenance needs to be brought in to the inspection as well.
Make sure to go to the vehicle inspection on time.
Proper tools to take apart the vehicle for testing as needed.
Used to loosen nuts and bolts that can't be easily removed during the inspection.
Placed securely on the floor to let vehicle inspectors climb under the vehicle.
Used to place the vehicle up in the air for an under-body inspection.
These ensure that the vehicle is in the right class, and should not be changed from one class to another.
Needed for inspectors to clean off hands, and various areas of vehicles as they go along.
Inspectors must have these to check off each thing as passed or failed.
Different places have varying charges for tags or plates that will have to be affixed to your vehicle.
Proof that a recurring policy has actually been paid is useful as well.
Show receipts for miscellaneous items, such as mats, that inspectors will ask for.
Driver's license and registration to vehicle to prove who you are.
Be sure to remember the proper form of payment required, vehicle inspections are not free.
Vehicle inspections take time, so be patient.
Perhaps it is time to consider replacing them, if the tread is less than fifty percent because tire blowouts are no fun.
They do burn out, sometimes causing crashes, so replacing them on your own is a good idea.
These do sometimes wear thin, or actually break, so replace them if needed.
Top off before going in, but be sure to mop up any spills that could cause smoking.
If these start to squeak at all, it's time for a trip to the shop so that your fellow drivers don't get hit because you can't stop.
Keeping this maintained, and filled with fluid is a serious safety issue so it doesn't stop the engine from running, and cause a crash.
These need to be properly attached, and not hanging towards the ground.
Contrary to popular belief, driving around with a hole in the muffler is not safe, and will not pass an inspection.
Because the human body overheats easily, and sometimes windows just don't work, it is imperative that the air conditioning works properly.
It is a must that windows work safely just in case something happens, and passengers can't get out the doors.
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