DOT / MIP State Inspections

State Inspections DOT / MIP

State Inspection
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Have you gotten your DOT / MIP inspections done yet? Don’t delay and see Kurth’s Auto Repair, your certified MIP inspection station in New Hope, MN. We offer state inspections on all makes and models, including medium and light-duty commercial vehicles as well as trailers. Not only do we ensure you are driving safely by repairing your vehicle, but we are also ensuring you are driving legally by offering state inspections. Remember, Minnesota Statute 169.781 requires commercial motor vehicles to be inspected annually and display an annual inspection decal

For purposes of the annual inspection, a commercial motor vehicle is:

  • a vehicle or combination of vehicles having a gross vehicle weight greater than 26,000 pounds;
  • a bus; or
  • a vehicle, regardless of size, that transports a quantity of hazardous materials requiring the vehicle to display placards; or
  • a self-propelled special mobile equipment mounted on a commercial motor vehicle chassis with a gross vehicle weight more than 26,000 pounds
DOT inspection fees: $100.00

State Inspection Check List

Why choose Kurth’s Auto Repair for your state inspection? Here at Kurth’s Auto Repair, we ensure that your vehicle passes all twenty-two aspects of the Minnesota Periodic Vehicle Inspection Report. The following are just a few of the items that will be checked during the safety inspection:

  • Brake system
  • Coupling devices
  • Exhaust system
  • Fuel system
  • Lighting devices
  • Safe loading
  • Steering mechanism
  • Suspension
  • Frame / including cross frames
  • Tires
  • Wheels & rims
  • & More

State Inspections Near Me

The purpose of these inspections is to catch any issues or damages to a vehicle before they cause an accident. If your car does not pass on any of these points, you are already at the best auto repair shop in town; we will work with you so you can pass inspections and get back on the road. Give us a call today or set an appointment online to get your car inspected.