State Inspections in Dallas, TX

Tire's Home providing State Inspection in Dallas, Texas

Tire’s Home in Dallas, TX, is a trusted vehicle Inspection Station for the state of Texas. All cars are required to get an annual inspection. This will consist of a comprehensive safety inspection; but some motors are required to have an emissions test in addition to the safety inspection. To renew or register your vehicle, you will first need to pass the State Inspection. Need to get your vehicle inspected? Contact Us today!

Here at Tire’s Home we are equipped to handle your vehicle annual inspection quickly so you can get back on the road as soon as possible!

What should I know about State Inspections?

State Inspections are required by law to help make sure all vehicles on the road are safe and follow the latest guidelines. A State Inspection test includes a list of items that we will check to make sure your vehicle is operating safely on the road. State Inspections must be conducted by mechanics trained and licensed by the state of Texas and employed by a certified state inspection station. Rest assured; our highly trained mechanics meet all the required by the State of Texas.

Your vehicle must undergo yearly inspections to make sure it’s up to code. If your vehicle fails for any reason, we will provide you with a list of recommend repairs that have to be completed before your car or truck can pass. Once these repairs are completed, you will vehicle will need to be retested. Dallas, TX requires motors to also have an emissions test to help prevent harmful toxins from entering our atmosphere.

Which vehicles are required to have the emissions test?

Vehicles registered in designated counties. Designated counties include: Brazoria, Collin, Dallas, Denton, El Paso, Ellis, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Johnson, Kaufman, Montgomery, Parker, Rockwall, Tarrant, Travis, and Williamson.

Gasoline powered vehicles. Diesel powered vehicles and motorcycles are exempt from emissions testing, but are still required to have the annual safety inspection.

Vehicles 2 through 24 years old OR upon expiration of the two-year initial inspection sticker.

What's Checked in Texas Car Inspections?

  • Headlights, stop lights, indicator lights, and hazard lights.
  • Braking system: foot and parking brakes.
  • Wheel components including tire tread depth.
  • All mirrors (side and rear-view).
  • Window tint and coating.
  • Seatbelts and airbag system.
  • Exhaust system.
All safety and emissions inspections must be conducted at a DPS-certified inspection station.

Have questions regarding State Inspections check out our Everything You Need to Know About State Inspections page.

Book your State Inspection in Dallas today!