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State Inspections

Virginia registered trailers with braking systems are required to be state inspected each year. Southside Hitch offers thorough, cost-effective inspections. If there is an issue with your vehicle we will offer affordable repair options.

What Type of Trailers Require Inspection?

Any trailer with a gross weight capacity of 3,000 pounds or more is required to have a brake system, as well as a yearly inspection.

  • Boat trailers
  • Campers
  • Enclosed trailers
  • Utility trailers

What Does the Inspection Assess?

The following areas are insepcted required by the DMV.

  • Body
  • Brake equipment
  • Display of number plate
  • Fenders
  • Frame
  • Hitch
  • Lighting devices
  • Identification lamps
  • Reflectors
  • Mirrors
  • Safety chain
  • Suspension
  • Tires
  • Vehicle identification number
  • Wiring

Get In Touch

If you need to have your trailer inspected, give Southside Hitch a call at 804-378-1992 to schedule your appointment.

Get service availability and a price quote

Call us at (804) 378-1992