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DOT Inspection in South Charleston WV

For Any Size Vehicles 

MON8:00AM - 5:00PM

TUE  8:00AM - 5:00PM

WED 8:00AM - 5:00PM

THU  8:00AM - 5:00PM

FRI 8:00AM - 5:00PM

SAT  Closed

SUN  Closed

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VMS does provide WV State Motor Vehicle Inspections.

If you are looking for information on State Inspections, click here, and scroll down towards the bottom of our home page. If you need directions to our shop, click for our contact page.

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Licensed DOT Inspection Station in the 25309 Area

Commercial motor vehicles (CMV) weighing over 10,000 pounds must submit to a required safety inspection by the Department of Transportation (DOT) every 12 months. This inspection is to ensure that all parts are in safe and working order. Failure to pass inspection can lead to fines, audits and the suspension of your clearance to operate by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), which operates under the jurisdiction of the DOT. 

VMSprovides Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) inspections for a number of satisfied business owners and corporations in Charleston and the surrounding areas. We'll ensure that your vehicle or fleet meets all requirements prescribed by the D.O.T.

Before you submit your annual DOT inspection, review the following information. Knowing what to expect can increase your likelihood of passing the inspection with minimal issues.

The following DOT inspection checklist can help you prepare your vehicle.

  • Seatbelt

  • Brakes

  • Brake lamps

  • Coupling devices

  • Electrical cabling

  • Exhaust system

  • Emergency exits

  • Frame

  • Fuel system

  • Headlamps

  • Lamps on projecting loads

  • Safe loading

  • Securement of cargo

  • Steering mechanism

  • Stop lamps

  • Suspension

  • Tail lamps

  • Tires

  • Trailer bodies

  • Turn signals

  • Wheels, rims, and hubcaps

  • Windshield

  • Windshield wipers

VMSnot only inspects your vehicle but provides repair and maintenance for all sizes and makes. 

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DOT inspections, truck safety inspection
truck inspection, DOT inspection

4236 Kanawha Turnpike, South Charleston WV 25309

DOT inspections are a required part of your commercial vehicle maintenance agenda. Trust the experts at VMS to inspect your fleet to DOT standards.

For driving directions, location info, maps or email correspondence, click the button below or just call us at (304) 768-6200. We look forward to speaking with you!

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