When it comes to the annual car safety inspection necessary in your state, there’s usually a flat fee charged by any inspection shop. Getting a good deal on a state safety inspection for your vehicle is much more about dealing with any potential issues than it is about negotiating an inspection fee.
If you want to save money every year on your safety inspection, recognize where the cost usually is. Your shop will quote you the standard fee for the sticker that shows your vehicle passed. They will often call you up and tell you that your vehicle won’t pass until you make certain repairs. That’s where the cost comes in. Shops can almost always find something wrong with the vehicle, however small, and charge what they want.
If you’re worried about spending too much every year on getting your safety inspection sticker, here are some tips for keeping costs lower.
These tips will help drivers looking for a bargain purchase on the car repairs they need.