- 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 electric, personal vehicles and trailers do not need to be inspected.
- Motorcycles do not need to be inspected
- Any vehicle you have spent at least $935.35 in emission-related repairs that cannot pass inspection will receive a waiver from emission inspection for 2 years. You will have to show the repair bills as proof, that the repairs were accomplished within 60 days, and have failed a 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