Modern Auto & Tire

Massachusetts Inspection Station

Need an inspection sticker? Modern Auto & Tire is an official Massachusetts inspection station and our state-of-the-art service center on Middlesex Road in Tyngsboro can cover your inspection and service needs. Stop by during our regular service hours Monday through Friday, no appointment required.
Bring your registration and $35.

Schedule Service Commercial Truck Service Service Coupons
Mon-Fri: 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
273 Middlesex Rd
Tyngsboro, MA 01879

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Frequently Asked Questions

The state of Massachusetts requires all vehicles to be inspected for safety and emissions within seven calendar days of registration, and inspections must be renewed annually, before the sticker expires.

In addition to safety and emissions, the following vehicles also require an On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) Test:
  • Model year 1998 and later passenger cars, trucks and SUVS.
  • Model year 1998 and later light-duty diesel vehicles weighing 8,500 pounds or less.s
  • Model year 2007 and later medium-duty diesel vehicles weighing 8,501 to 14,000 pounds.
  • Model year 2008 and later medium-duty non-diesel vehicles weighing 8,501 to 14,000 pounds.
  • Medium- and heavy-duty diesel vehicles weighing more than 10,000 pounds that are not equipped with an OBD system require an Opacity Test instead.