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Texas State Vehicle Guidelines and Regulations in Richardson TX

Items of Inspection for a Passenger Car

05.01 Inspect Every Passenger Car for: (Listed in suggested order of inspection) *Check for Evidence of Financial Responsibility

1. Horn
2. Windshield Wipers
3. Mirror
4. Steering
5. Seat Belts
6. Brakes (system) (Parking - beginning with 1960 models)
7. Tires
8. Wheel Assembly
9. Exhaust System
10. Exhaust Emission System (beginning with 1968 models)
11. Beam Indicator (beginning with 1948 models)
12. Tail Lamps (2); (1) if 1959 model or earlier
13. Stop Lamps (2); (1) if 1959 model or earlier
14. License Plate Lamp (1)
15. Rear Red Reflectors (2)
16. Turn Signal Lamps (beginning with 1960 models)
17. Head Lamps (2)
18. Motor, Serial, or Vehicle Identification Number
19. Gas Caps on Vehicles 2–24 Model Years Old

Items of Inspection for a Pickup, Panel, or Truck Under 80"

05.02 Inspect Every Pickup, Panel, or Truck Under 80 Inches Wide for: (Listed in suggested order of inspection) *Check for Evidence of Financial Responsibility

1. Horn
2. Windshield Wipers
3. Mirror
4. Steering
5. Seat Belts
6. Brakes (system) Parking—(beginning with 1960 models)
7. Tires
8. Wheel Assembly
9. Safety Guards or Flaps (if four tires or more on rearmost axle)
10. Exhaust System
11. Exhaust Emission System (beginning with 1968 models)
12. Beam Indicator (beginning with 1948 models)
13. Tail Lamps (2); (1) if 1959 Model or Earlier
14. Stop Lamps (2); (1) if 1959 Model or Earlier
15. License Plate Lamp (1)
16. Rear Red Reflectors (2)
17. Turn Signal Lamps (beginning with 1960 models)
18. Head Lamps (2)
19. Motor, Serial, or Vehicle Identification Number
20. 1988 & Newer—Inspect for Window Tinting or Coating
21. Gas Caps on Vehicles 2–24 Model Years Old
Overall width is determined by measuring from the widest part on one side to the widest part on the other side of the vehicle. In some vehicles this may be the dual wheels which would be considered as part of the width. Do not include an outside mirror or mirrors in determining overall width.

Items of Inspection for a Truck 80" or More in Overall Width

05.03 Inspect Every Truck 80 Inches or More in Overall Width for: (Listed in suggested order of inspection) *Check for Evidence of Financial Responsibility

1. Horn
2. Windshield Wipers
3. Mirror
4. Steering
5. Seat Belts
6. Brakes System (Parking - beginning with 1960 models)
7. Tires
8. Wheel Assembly
9. Safety Guards or Flaps (if four tires or more on rearmost axle)
10. Exhaust System
11. Exhaust Emission System (beginning with 1968 models)
12. Beam Indicator (beginning with 1948 models)
13. Tail Lamps (2); (1) if 1959 model or earlier
14. Stop Lamps (2); (1) if 1959 model or earlier
15. License Plate Lamp (1)
16. Rear Red Reflectors (2)
17. Turn Signal Lamps
18. Clearance Lamps
19. Side Marker Lamps
20. Side Reflectors
21. Head Lamps (2) (Refer to Reference Section)
22. Motor, Serial, or Vehicle Identification Number
23. 1988 & Newer—inspect for window tinting or coating
24. Gas Caps on Vehicles 2–24 Model Years Old
Overall width is determined by measuring from the widest part on one side to the widest part on the other side of the vehicle. In some vehicles this may be the dual wheels which would be considered as part of the width. Do not include an outside mirror or mirrors in determining overall width.


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