Vehicle Inspection Services Procurement in the US
This report is intended to assist buyers of vehicle inspection services. Inspections ensure that commercial vehicles meet safety standards and comply with environmental regulations. Inspection services vary but can include examining the condition of a vehicle’s brakes, emergency brakes, horn, transmission, windshield wipers and washers, alternator, oil, emissions, taillights, brake lights, power steering and tires. Inspections help users maintain vehicle operability and, in some cases, are required for commercial vehicles by the state licensing process. Some inspection services, such as emissions tests, are required but enforced differently depending on the state. This report does not include vehicle history report services or vehicle maintenance and repair services.