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While Kentucky did adopt a vehicle emissions testing program for three northern counties in 1999, the requirement ended in late 2005 with an emergency regulation signed by Governor Ernie Fletcher.

The governor cited improved quality of air and the potential to use other methods of reducing air pollutants as the reason for the program's end.

Kentucky Incentives for Eco-Friendly Driving

Although Kentucky does not require smog and emissions testing for any vehicles, you can find more on other perks specific to eco-friendly driving—such as tax breaks and auto insurance discounts—on our page on green driver incentives.

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