Originally Posted by neni
1st inspection of a car at 4y, 2nd at 7y, and then every 2 years! Emission test every 2nd year. Inspectors are fussy, if the car has rust, it's doomed. You're scared to go there with a car >10y, you're likely sent home with a list of deficiencies you need to fix that cost you 1k.
Here in the US it's different state to state, some are pretty strict and some don't give a shit what you drive as long as the lights work.