By David Mittleman

The average passenger vehicle nowadays weighs in the neighborhood of 4,000 pounds. That’s two tons of metal and glass routinely traveling the highway at speeds of up to 80 miles per hour. As dangerous as that sounds, numerous safety features help protect motorists from catastrophe. But even the most basic features such as brakes and power steering can’t help you if they don’t work. That’s where regular safety inspections can come into play.

Some States Require Annual Inspections

Currently about 16 states and the District of Columbia require some type of annual or biennial vehicle safety …read more