SAFETY EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

Dealer liability exists on all safety equipment. A vehicle sold by a licensed dealer must comply with all Division 12 requirements.

  • The vehicle must be safe.
  • The vehicle must comply with federal safety standards. The lighting equipment must be operational.
  • The brakes must be above 30% useful life. The rear view mirrors must be operational. The horn must be operational.
  • The smog devices must be operational. The safety belts must be operational.
  • The seatbelt warning system must be operational in 1st sold after 01-01-93. The bumpers must be in place.
  • The muffler must be operational.
  • The tires must be above minimum wear standards. The windshield must be in place with no cracks.
  • The wipers must be operational.