PINE TREE INSPECTIONS 606 PINE TREE ROAD LONGVIEW, TX 75604
Located 2 blocks north of Loop 281 - across from the Dollar General Store
* * * * * Common Reason for Inspection Failure * * * * *
3rd Brake Light - MUST work as of Jan 1, 2017 Lights and Blinkers do not work Steering Fluid LOW Brake Fluid LOW e-Brake / Parking brake will not hold
TIP: Don't wait until the last minute to have your vehicle inspected We recommend that you come anytime within the previous 90 days of the Registrations expiration date. You may register anytime after the inspection has passed in the 90 day time frame.
We Inspect - CARS, TRUCKS, MOTORCYCLES, MOTORHOMES, TRAVEL TRAILERS and UTILITY TRAILERS over 7500 lb. GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT (GVW) as of Sep 1, 2017.
FYI: WE DO NOT PERFORM DOT COMMERCIAL VEHICLE INSPECTIONS
* ALL TEXAS VEHICLE INSPECTION STATIONS ARE CONTROLLED BY THE TEXAS REGULATORY SYSTEM (Texas Department of Public Safety) AND ARE REQUIRED TO ABIDE BY THE RULES AND REGULATIONS SET FORTH IN THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY MANUAL . FOR PROBLEMS OR COMPLAINTS PLEASE CALL 903-758-1790 PRESS 3
Welcome to Pine Tree Inspections,
If you have just moved to Texas or you have lived in the area for years, Pine Tree Inspections would like to help you with the process of getting your vehicle inspected and registered with the State of Texas. The following is a list of steps required to accomplish both. We have also provided you a printable list for your Texas Vehicle Inspection. If you have any questions about your auto inspection, please feel free to call us at 903-295-1088.
Getting Your State Inspection:
What to bring to your Texas Vehicle Safety Inspection;
PROOF OF INSURANCE VEHICLE TO BE INSPECTED For Trailers, show proof of insurance on the vehicle which is pulling the trailer. Payment: Pine Tree Inspection accepts cash only. Texas state law requires that payment is made whether your vehicle passes or fails. If a RE-inspection is required, this is done free of charge "IF" the repairs are done within 15 days of your initial inspection.
The inspection process includes the follow;
Current PROOF of INSURANCE is required All passengers are required to exit the vehicle Vehicle brake test is performed by the stat certified state inspector
Vehicle is inspected for the following COMMON items - (this is NOT everything - if your vehicle is not deemed safe for the road it WILL FAIL Inspection)
3rd Brake MUST work - ***** NEW REQUIREMENT AS OF JAN 1, 2017 ***** Horn - must work Windshield Wipers - not torn more than 1 inch total or old and dry rotted Mirrors - securely mounted and not busted Steering - fully operates left and right Seat belts - securely mounted not ripped/frayed Brake system (e-Brake / Parking – beginning with 1960 models) Tires - 2/32 inch tread depth or more is REQUIRED Wheel assembly - ALL lug nuts in pace Exhaust Emissions/System - if vehicle was made with Catalytic Converter it MUST be INSTALLED High Beam Indicator (beginning with 1948 model vehicles) - must come on when high beams are activated Tail lamps - (2) are required - OR - (1) if vehicle is 1959 model or earlier Stop lamps - (2) are required - OR - (1) if vehicle is1959 model or earlier License Plate Lamp - (1) Rear Red Reflectors - (2) Turn Signal Lamps (2) beginning with 1960 model vehicles Head Lamps - (2) High and Low Beams ARE Required to work Motor Serial or Vehicle Identification Number - All models Window Tint - MUST be 25% or greater on front side windows and above "AS1" line on windshield Gas Caps - on vehicles 2-24 model years old must retain pressure Steering Fluid Level - MUST be with in 1 inch from top of reservoir Brake Fluid Level - MUST be with in 1 inch from top of reservoir
ANY AND ALL OTHER SAFETY ITEMS WILL BE DISCUSSED ON A CASE BY CASE BASIS!
At Pine Tree Inspections our only service is performing Texas State Vehicle Inspections. No waiting for other services, as we are not an oil change or auto repair facility. For all your inspection needs, please come see us.
Pine Tree Inspections was established in 1994 and has been responsible for providing vehicle inspections for our friends and neighbors. Our specialty is performing prompt Vehicle Inspections. Our customers particularly value the friendly down home aspect of dealing with a locally owned business. Dave and Michelle are a retired military family and FULLY support all of our Military Branches (Air Force, Army, Marines and Navy), Law Enforcement, First Responders and Teachers. We LOVE you guys and appreciate ALL you do for us. KEEP UP YOUR GREAT WORK !!!