Categories for State Inspections

Preparing Your Car For A State Inspection

May 9, 2022

Preparing for a state vehicle inspection has always been a challenge. It has consistently been proven that the majority of drivers don’t know how to go about it. That is why such drivers have not been making any progress as they look to achieve their inspections. However, if you’re wondering how to go about it, here are tips on how to prepare for a state vehicle inspection. 1. Engine Servicing The first aspect is to make sure that your engine is in good condition. Next, you should take it for servicing at least three months before the inspection. Doing this... View Article

Why Is Emissions Testing Important?

March 12, 2022

Have you ever wondered why we have emissions testing? For many, getting your emissions tested on your vehicle every year or two is just another annoying occurrence to deal with as a car owner and driver. However, the importance of emissions testing cannot be stressed enough. The pollution levels in many places are at all-time highs. Let’s discuss emissions testing and talk about why it’s important. Emissions testing is done on vehicles in the United States, as per guidelines set by the EPA, the Environmental Protection Agency. This government agency calculates and figures out minimum standards that are recommended for... View Article

How to Prepare Your Vehicle for an Annual Inspection

December 23, 2021

Many states require either an annual or biannual vehicle inspection. These inspections usually include examining the interior and exterior of your vehicle as well as emission testing. While these inspections are routine, many people wonder what to know before emissions testing their vehicle. Read on for information on preparing for an annual inspection of your vehicle. The purpose of annual vehicle inspections The purpose of annual vehicle inspections is basically to ensure your vehicle is safe to operate. Emissions testing is performed to make sure your vehicle meets the standards set by the federal Clean Air Act. This act was... View Article

What to Expect During a Pennsylvania State Vehicle Inspection

February 16, 2021

Though it might not apply to every county in every state, 37 states require some kind of periodic vehicle inspection by a licensed mechanic. If you own a car, you probably already know that Pennsylvania is one of those states. What you might not know, though, is what a vehicle inspection entails. This post will cover everything you need to know about state vehicle inspections in Centre County, PA to ensure you’re prepared for your next inspection. Exterior After checking your license and registration, your mechanic will do a thorough walk-around of your car. On the back bumper, they’ll make... View Article

Preventative Maintenance and Annual Inspections on Your Heavy Truck

February 2, 2021

Just like every other piece of equipment that’s vital to your business, it’s necessary to perform preventative maintenance on your heavy trucks. This can help you avoid costly repairs down the line. It can also help prevent accidents if the truck’s vital systems fail. Pennsylvania also requires annual inspections to ensure the truck is in good working order and compliant with all applicable regulations. When you need heavy truck repair in Centre County, PA, come to the experts at S & R Repairs Towing & Recovery Inc. We’re here to handle big rig truck repairs of any type, from new... View Article

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