VA Vehicle State Inspection

Please note: Effective July 1, 2019 the new fee for the Virginia State inspection will increase from $16.00 to $20.00. Gov. Ralph Northam signed HB 2514, which increases vehicle inspection costs from $16 to $20. Shops that offer Virginia Safety Inspections will pay 70 cents back to the Virginia State Police to support its inspector training program.

Pre State Inspection

There are a few things you can do and check before you have your vehicle inspected to make sure you will pass. Below is a check list, if you find any problems, have them fixed prior to a state inspection.

Tire tread, depth, condition

Headlights, Turn Signals

Break Lights, License Plate Light

Windshield Condition

Windshield Wiper Blades

Front and Read Defroster

Brakes & Parking Brake

What to expect

The state safety inspection is not complicated. One of our ASE certified technicians will put your vehicle on a lift and inspect various areas of your vehicle. They are looking for safety issues and it all out lined in the 24-point Va Car inspection process. Below is the 24-point inspection list.

  • REMOVE OLD INSPECTION STICKER
  • DRIVE INTO INSPECTION LANE
  • DRIVE INTO INSPECTION LANE
  • PARKING BRAKE
  • HEADLIGHTS FOR
  • OTHER LIGHTS
  • SIGNAL DEVICE
  • STEERING & SUSPENSION
  • TIRES, WHEELS & RIMS
  • MIRROR
  • HORN
  • WINDSHIELD/ GLASS
  • INDSHIELD WIPER/DEFROSTER
  • XHAUST SYSTEM
  • LICENSE TAGS
  • HOOD AND AREA UNDER THE HOOD
  • AIR POLLUTION CONTROL
  • DRIVER’S SEAT
  • SEAT BELTS
  • AIR BAG AND AIRBAG READINESS LIGHT
  • DOORS RIGHT & LEFT
  • UEL SYSTEM
  • FLOOR PAN
  • FLOOR PAN

Schedule Your State Inspection Today

For convenient and friendly annual vehicle state inspection call or stop by Titan Tire and Auto. Our staff is professional and inspection service takes about 30 minutes to one hour. If you do not pass your state inspection, we can make the necessary repairs and get you and your car back on the road. If you choose not to have your car serviced with us, you have fifteen days to make necessary repairs. Return and re-inspection of your vehicle is at no charge.