- New personal vehicles that have a manufacturer’s Certificate of Origin do not need to be inspected. The law still requires all vehicles to display a valid inspection sticker.
- Personal vehicles that are manufactured pre-1968 do not need to be inspected.
- Zero emission, i.e. diesel or 100% electric, personal vehicles and trailers do not need to be inspected.
- Motorcycles do not need to be inspected
- If your vehicle failed emission inspection and you spent $1,044.00 or more in emission-related repairs, and you are unable to pass emission inspection, you are eligible to receive a waiver from emission inspection for 2 years. You will be required to show bills of the repairs. The repairs must be done within 60 days from the failed vehicle emission inspection.
- A vehicle is exempt from the window tint law requirements if there is maintained in the vehicle a letter issued on letterhead and signed by a physician, physician assistant, ophthalmologist or optometrist certifying that protection from sunlight or bright lights (or similar language) are necessary due to a medical condition(s) of the registered owner or member of the registered owner’s household.
Also exempt from the tinted windows restrictions are:
- Church-owned vehicles
- Official government vehicles
- Vehicles with tinted windows installed by the manufacturer prior to purchase