do motorcycles need to be smogged

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  • Should motorcycles be required to get smog checks?

  • If motorcycle smog checks become law, the vehicles would join light-duty diesel trucks, which will be subject to smog checks beginning next year, and, potentially, older vehicles. A tougher measure, AB 859, is also working its way through the Legislature. It would require smog checks every year, rather than every other year.

  • What year vehicle does not need smog inspection?

  • Vehicle Registration Renewal Your vehicle does not need a smog inspection if your: Gasoline-powered vehicle is a 1975 year model or older (This includes motorcycles and trailers.) Diesel-powered vehicle is a 1997 and older year model OR with a Gross Vehicle Weight of more than 14,000 pounds.

  • Do I need a smog certificate to sell a car?

  • Similar to transferring vehicles, selling vehicles does not require smog certifications for gasoline-powered vehicles 8 years old or less*; the new owner will pay the smog transfer fee. Diesel-powered vehicles are not included in this exemption.

  • Do I need a smog check to register my car in California?

  • The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) requires new residents to bring their vehicles to a smog inspection station (see Completing a Smog Check in California below) for a smog check before registering their vehicles, which must be completed within 20 days of establishing residency.