INSTANTLY LOCATE ANY OF CALIFORNIA’S OFFICIAL BRAKE AND LAMP-LIGHT INSPECTION STATIONS NEAR YOU USING OUR VERY FAST ZIP CODE MAP SEARCH TOOL!
Nowhere else on the internet can you so quickly locate every single
California Official DMV Brake and Lamp Inspection Station, including both their OFFICIAL NAME, PHONE NUMBER AND EXACT PHYSICAL ADDRESS (NAP), both in print on our COUNTY PAGES and on our FAST ZIP CODE MAP SEARCH PAGE where you simply enter the zip code you wish to search in and click enter to be taken to the closest brake and lamp stations.From there, you may wish to click on the magnifying glass icon to access more in depth information about each location.
Not to mention that since we were the first non-governmental to share this “hidden” information with the California motoring public (April 2009) we are committed to providing you with an ever growing wealth of important consumer information regarding the DMV Salvage Vehicle Registration Process in California.
Sure, other sites have the locations of Official Brake and Lamp Inspection Stations, but only we provide you with comprehensive contact information, and soon to include,website links where available, Yelp Review Star Ratings, current within 6 months.
Links to the individual stations Facebook Pages and Google Verified Reviews will be included to help you in your important selection process as well.
Also, in the very near future we intend to be able to present you the opportunity to redeem discount coupons at participating locations with whom we have negotiated a discount on your behalf.
Take us on the road.That’s right, we’re optimized for mobile and ready to guide you to the closest inspection location via our very fast
Mobile Zip Code Map Search which was created to quickly locate California Official DMV Brake and Lamp Inspection Stations.
We will continue to update this list regularly as licensed stations open, or cease conducting inspections. Do we list every station performing these inspections? No, we have vetted most of the stations included in our database based on their public reviews from consumers just like you.
Generally speaking, a station with less than 2.5 stars out of 5 invites our attention and, after actually reading each review, may be cause for exclusion from our results. We want to hear from you when you have either an exceptional or dismal experience at a station you might have found on our site.
Or, if you are a State BAR Licensed Brake and Lamp Adjusting Station, wanting a more prominent position on your county listing page, please let us know by contacting us here.
We will also present any new regulatory requirements implemented by the California Department of Motor Vehicles or Bureau of Automotive Repair on our “News” Page.
If you are being required to obtain a “salvage certificate” to register or re-register a vehicle after that vehicle has been declared a “total loss” by an insurance company, you will find all the latest updates and changes on our site’s BLOG PAGE.
COUNTY BY COUNTY LISTINGS PAGE as well as on
All of the stations listed on this site have been licensed by the Bureau of Automotive Repair. Only these licensed stations may issue both of the 2 needed State issued salvage certificates that will allow you to obtain your new registration documents from the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
Furthermore, we hope you will find some of our more popular articles useful and informative, such as the information contained in the articles linked below
You may have noticed that many of the brake and light inspection stations have business names that suggest that they may also perform other automotive services such as Official Smog Check Inspections in addition to Official Brake and Lamp Inspections, which you may also need if you are seeking a “salvage certificate” from the DMV. These multi-tasking facilities can be found on our sister site soon.
In order to re-register a currently owned or newly purchased vehicle, the California DMV may also require you to obtain a current smog check certificate, usually if the vehicle is scheduled for it’s normal biennial smog check . If you do need a smog check inspection and certificate, consider locating a reputable station on
And, for a wide array of questions specific to Brake and Lamp Inspections, be sure to visit our FAQ PAGE which has been assembled from trusted sources and consumer inquiries we have received via our CONTACT US PAGE.
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