Texas State Vehicle Inspections

Official Texas State Vehicle Inspection Station | Dallas, TX on MockingbirdKwik Kar of Dallas on Mockingbird is an Official Vehicle Inspection Station for the state of Texas. All vehicles are required to receive an annual inspection. All inspections include a comprehensive safety inspection; however some vehicles are required to have an emissions test in addition to the safety inspection. Diesel powered vehicles and motorcycles are exempt from the emissions standards, but are still required to have the annual safety inspection.

Below is a list of safety items that are checked in the course of a state inspection.  For an official list, check the Texas Department of Public Safety website.

  • Horn
  • Windshield Wipers
  • Mirrors
  • Steering
  • Seat Belts
  • Brake System
  • Tires
  • Wheel Assembly
  • Exhaust System
  • Exhaust Emission System
  • Beam Indicator
  • Tail Lamps
  • Stop Lamps
  • License Plate Lamp
  • Rear Red Reflectors
  • Turn Signal Lamps
  • Head Lamps
  • Window Tint
  • Gas Caps
  • Financial Responsibility
  • Motor Vehicle Identification Number

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