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Texas State Inspection

At Carport Automotive in Houston, TX, we are the trusted choice in the area when you need a Texas state safety inspection station. Our local auto repair shop is ready to assist you when you find your vehicle is due for its annual inspection, or needs a repair performed in order to pass inspection. Our ASE Master certified technicians work on all makes and models of vehicles and will ensure that your testing is performed professionally.

By law, all vehicles in Texas must be inspected annually which includes a general safety evaluation to make sure that your car is in good running condition and safe for the road, protecting both you and other drivers. Your vehicle may also be required to have an emissions test done in addition to the safety inspection. Diesel engine cars are exempt from the emissions testing, but do still require safety testing.

Here are some of the safety items that are inspected during a Texas state vehicle inspection:

  • 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

When you’re in need of a Texas state vehicle inspection in Houston, TX, look no further than the experts here at Carport Automotive. Our state-of-the-art facility has the equipment, tools, and technology to properly perform your vehicle’s annual inspection. If your car doesn’t pass, you can be sure that we will advise on the repairs needed to pass inspection. We can take care of those repairs right here at our shop upon approval, and retest so that your car can become verified.

For more information on the rules and regulations surrounding annual vehicle inspections in Texas, please visit the Texas Department of Public Safety website.

Call us, stop by our shop, or schedule a visit using our online appointment form for your Texas state safety inspection in Houston, TX today!