AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The inspection sticker on the windshields of Texans’ vehicles will be eliminated this March.READ MORE: Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots Now Available To Older And At-Risk Americans
Drivers will still be required to have their cars inspected, but now the inspection will serve as a requirement to renew a vehicle’s registration. The initiative, reportedly being called “Two Steps, One Sticker,” aims to improve safety, increase compliance and reduce fraud.READ MORE: 'North Texas Giving Day' Raises A Record-Breaking $66 Million+
Since inspection and registration cycles do not necessarily match up for every vehicle, Texas officials will offer a schedule to help the two synch up. Texas hopes to smooth out any problems that may arise within the first year of implementation.
All rules and fees, for registering a vehicle and passing inspection, will reportedly stay the same.MORE NEWS: Texas Secretary Of State's Office Announces Full Forensic Audit Of 2020 General Election in Four Texas Counties
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