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Causes of Inspection Failure - Buses or Commercial Vehicles

Vehicle Documents and Miscellaneous Items

  • Missing or incorrect vehicle identification number
  • Missing or incorrect tags
  • Non operational HVAC
  • Damaged or torn upholstery
  • Unacceptable sanitation
  • Damaged wheel chair
  • Damaged lift wheel
  • Incorrect tag mounting

 

Vehicle Body

  • Damaged  or Rusted doors
  • Damaged and/or rusted quarter panel
  • Damaged and/or rusted hood
  • Damaged and/or rusted fenders
  • Damaged and/or missing bumpers
  • Damaged and/or missing bumper guards
  • Incorrect tag mounting
  • Missing or improper gas cap
  • Damaged body work

 

Vehicle Safety

  • Missing or damaged mirrors
  • Missing or damaged horn
  • Missing or damaged seatbelts
  • Missing or damaged speedometer
  • Missing or damaged gear indicator
  • Missing or damaged safety chains
  • Missing or damaged chain guard

 

Vehicle Lights

  • Non operational signal lights
  • Non operational backup lights
  • Non operational tail lights
  • Non operational stop lights
  • Non operational tag lights
  • Non operational clearance lights
  • Non operational marker lights
  • Non operational fog lights
  • Incorrect lens color
  • Damaged or Missing side reflectors
  • Damaged or Missing rear reflectors
  • Non operational headlights
  • Non operational indicator lights

 

Vehicle Glass

  • Cracked or damaged windshield
  • Cracked or damaged side window
  • Cracked or damaged rear window
  • Non operational window controls
  • Unacceptable window tint
  • Missing or non operational wipers
  • Missing or damaged wiper blades

Vehicle Suspension

Damaged or Unacceptable:

  • Kingpin
  • Shocks
  • Ball joints
  • Control Arm
  • Rack and Pinion
  • Tie Rod Ends
  • Idler Arm
  • Pitman Arm
  • Sleeve
  • Springs
  • Steering Box
  • Steering Wheel
  • Bearings
  • Steering Linkage
  • Column
  • Alignment
  • Power Steering
  • Bellows
  • CV Joints

Vehicle Exhaust

  • Leaking exhaust
  • Tampered exhaust
  • Missing or damaged exhaust converter
  • Loose exhaust
  • Flexible piping exhaust
  • Excessive exhaust noise
  • Excessive exhaust smoke
  • Excessive exhaust hydro carbon
  • Excessive exhaust carbon monoxide

Vehicle Tires

  • Unacceptable or worn tire tread
  • Unacceptable or cut tire
  • Mixed tire types
  • Unacceptable knots and bulges in tires
  • Over or under inflated tires
  • Visible tire cord
  • Tire recap/tread front
  • Missing lug nuts

Vehicle Brakes

  • Worn or warped rotors
  • Damaged or worn front brakes
  • Damaged or worn rear brakes
  • Excessive brake noise
  • Leaking or damaged master cylinder
  • Leaking or Damaged wheel cylinder
  • Damaged or Non operational vacuum booster
  • Non operational parking brake
  • Non operational brake warning light
  • Incorrectly adjusted pedal reserve
  • Missing and/or damaged pedal pads