New York State Inspection
All vehicles registered in New York State must get a safety inspection at a DMV-licensed inspection station. All vehicles registered in New York State must get a safety inspection at a DMV-licensed inspection station every 12 months and when the ownership of the vehicle is transferred. Tom & Arties is certified to conduct all auto inspections as well as motorcycle inspections. You can perform preventative maintenance on your vehicle to make sure your inspection goes smoothly.
Any vehicle that is registered in New York State is required by law to undergo a safety and emissions inspection. When you buy a new vehicle in New York State, the dealer is responsible for the inspection. The inspection must be completed within 30 days of the sale date and before delivery of the vehicle. If you register a vehicle in New York State, you have 10 days to get an inspection. The safety inspection and emissions inspection are conducted at the same time by a DMV certified inspector in the facility of your choice. Tom & Artie’s Auto & Collision Repairs is a certified NYS auto inspection center.
If you do not have your vehicle inspected, you will be fined and/or will not be allowed to renew your registration. If your inspection sticker have expired past 60 days you can be fined anywhere from $25 to $50. It it has been more than 60 days then the fine will be anywhere from $50 to $100. If you do not have an inspection sticker on your windshield, you will be fined anywhere from $50 to $100. There is a $55 state surcharge along with additional fees that is added to your fine. Be aware that if your vehicle is parked on the street with no inspection sticker, you will receive a parking ticket.
Here is a list of the systems and functions that will be inspected on and in your vehicle:
– Inspection Sticker
– Seat Belts
– Air Bag Warning Lights
– Steering, Chassis, Suspension, Front End
– Emissions Inspection
An On-Board Diagnostics (OBDII) is conducted on vehicles under 8,500 lbs and that are the model year 1996 or newer. This inspection examines that your check engine light is functioning properly and verifies the results of the on-board diagnostics system.