Equipment Items that are Safety Inspected by DMV
***HOLIDAY CLOSING: On Friday, March 30, DMV offices will be closed for the Good Friday holiday. Offices will reopen on Saturday, March 31, at 8 a.m.
A safety inspection will include, though is not limited to, an inspection of the following equipment:
- Exhaust system
- Hi-beam indicator
- Lights - Brake lights, Headlights, Marker lights, Parking lights, Tail lights, Turn signal and other miscellaneous lights and reflectors.
- Parking brake
- Restraint system
- Service brakes
- Steering components
- Suspension components
- Tires and wheels
- Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) verification.
Commercial Motor Vehicles are inspected in accordance with the North American Standard Inspection Program
and the North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria for out of service violations. These inspections include motor carrier and driver requirements.
In accordance with Connecticut General Statutes section 14-103 “Inspection of Motor Vehicles” - any vehicle presented to the department is subject to a full inspection and sanctions for non-compliance with the laws and regulations.
Content Last Modified on 4/26/2017 2:09:04 PM