At Hightech Automotive, which serves Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Bostic, Ellenboro, Mooresboro, and Union Mills, NC, we are proud to offer the full slate of North Carolina state inspections you need to legally drive your vehicle. In North Carolina, vehicles must pass an annual safety inspection before they can be registered or registration can be renewed. In the cases of renewed registration, the vehicle owner has up to 90 days to have the inspection completed. Failing to have these inspections completed can lead to revocation of a car’s registration, so they are plenty important. Finding a reputable place to have them done can be a problem, though. Luckily, if you are in the Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Bostic, Ellenboro, Mooresboro, and Union Mills, NC, areas, Hightech Automotive is here to help.
Safety Inspection Forest City
In North Carolina, one of two inspections you’ll need for your car is the safety inspection. This annual inspection is performed by a licensed mechanic at the time of the annual emissions inspection. During this inspection the mechanic will inspect:
- Accessory lights
- Directional signals
- Foot brake
- Parking brake
- Rearview mirror
- Windshield wipers
- Exhaust system
- Tinted windows, if applicable
Vehicles more than 35 years old are exempt from annual safety and emissions tests, and those who fail either test have up to 90 days to rectify the problem before their registration is revoked.
NC State Inspections Near Me
At Hightech Automotive, serving the areas of Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Bostic, Ellenboro, Mooresboro, and Union Mills, NC, we are proud to be a state-licensed operator of these two important inspections. If your car does happen to fail either inspection, our ASE-Certified technicians can get you fixed up and passing that test with flying colors in no time. Don’t take chances with your car’s registration – make an appointment with Hightech Automotive today.