Safety & Emission Inspection Requirments

Commercial Vehicle Inspection Requirements

Safety Inspection

Beginning January 1, 2018, ALL commercial vehicles regardless of weight require an annual safety inspection. The safety inspection is not a prerequisite for registration. However, the certificates must be kept in the vehicle at all times.

Emissions Inspection

Vehicles with model year s less than six years old need an emissions inspection once every two years. Vehicles in this category that have even-numbered model years must have emissions inspections in even-numbered years, and vehicles that have odd-numbered model years must have emissions inspections in odd-numbered years. Vehicles six years old & older require emissions every year. Emissions for gas powered vehicles are due in Cache, Davis, Salt Lake, Utah and Weber counties.

Vehicle Model Year Emission Inspection
2018 Not required
2017 Not required
2016 Required
2015 Not required
2014 Required
2013 Not required
2012 to 1968 Required
1967 and older Not required

Cache County Emission Inspection Requirements

 

Vehicle Model Year Emission Inspection
LIGHT VEHICLE
(Less than 14,000 lbs)
2018 – 2013 Not required
2012 – 1969 Biennial
1968 and older Not required

County Emissions Exemptions

  • Weber – Vehicles less than two years old (based on model year), electric vehicles, OHVs, IOHs, vehicles 1967 & older, motorcycles, vintage vehicles, custom vehicles , diesel vehicles 1997 & older, diesel vehicles with a GVWR greater than 14,000 lbs.
  • Davis – Vehicles less than two years old (based on model year), electric vehicles, OHVs, IOHs, vehicles 1967 & older, motorcycles, vintage vehicles, custom vehicles, heavy-duty diesel vehicles that meet all of the following requirements: have an apportioned registration, have a GVWR of 26,000 lbs. or greater and have logged more than 50% of their miles outside of Utah and are within the first three model years.
  • Salt Lake – Vehicles less than two years old (based on model year), electric vehicles, OHVs, IOHs, vehicles 1967 & older, motorcycles, vintage vehicles, custom vehicles, any diesel vehicle 1997 & older with a GVWR 14,000 lbs. or less. 
  • Utah – Vehicles less than two years old (based on model year), electric vehicles, OHVs, IOHs, motorcycles, vehicles 1967 & older, vintage vehicles, custom vehicles , all diesel vehicles
  • Cache County Exemptions – Vehicles less than six years old, electric vehicles, ohvs, IOHs, vehicles 1968 & older, motorcycles, vintage vehicles, custom vehicles, any diesel vehicle 1997 & older, any diesel with a GVWR greater than 14,000 lbs.