Car Inspection in Arkansas
Arkansas does not require annual vehicle inspections. However, the state still expects you to pay careful attention to your vehicle emissions.
The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) has compiled important information about air quality and your vehicle.
Monitoring emissions is everyone's job. When the ozone alert is given by the ADEQ, we are all expected to help reduce our auto emissions.
Arkansas Incentives for Eco-Friendly Driving
Although the Office of Motor Vehicle (OMV) does not require emissions tests, you still can find information on other perks specific to eco-friendly driving—such as tax breaks and auto insurance discounts—on our page on green driver incentives.
How Cars Pollute the Environment
The car you drive today puts out lower emissions than cars in the past, but the number of drivers on the road has increased tremendously.
Your vehicle emits exhaust and even evaporative vapors from the engine. These vapors go through chemical changes that affect the air quality we all breath.
We can do something about pollution. Keep your vehicle in good working condition to help fuel burn more efficiently.
Consider car pooling to common destinations like school, church, or even work. Combine your errands to make fewer trips (you'll also save time) and avoid rush hour.
You may want to consider a vehicle that is kinder to the environment. With the current fuel costs there new vehicle options appearing yearly. The green vehicle guide offers helpful information in selecting the best model for your lifestyle.