What you need for PTI - Vehicle preparation

1. A regular technical inspection or emission inspection requires the submission of:

The vehicle operator or the vehicle driver submits for regular technical inspection, special technical inspection and administrative technical inspection:
  • vehicle document or seizure confirmation, if it is a vehicle for which the vehicle document is seized, or an extract from the vehicle card issued by the Police Force, if the vehicle document is lost,
  • protocol on the installation of the gas device, if it is a vehicle with a liquefied petroleum gas drive or with a natural gas drive, if the installation of the gas device is carried out as part of the conversion of the vehicle,
  • a written document on the completion of the vehicle repair issued by an authorized repair shop or an independent repair shop, if it is a vehicle according to § 45 par. 1 letter d) Act no. 106/2018 Coll.
  • confirmation of installation of foils, if the vehicle has them affixed - the rear foil MUST NOT cover the brake lights

2. Mandatory equipment

  • warning triangle homologated according to EHK regulation No. 27
  • reflective clothing, which must be placed within the driver's reach
  • spare wheel, manual jack, wrench for nuts or bolts, or means for repairing a damaged tire without disassembly
  • car first aid kit (check possible damage and completeness)

3. Clean vehicle

  • the vehicle must have a legible vehicle registration number, production number (VIN) and production plate, they must be washed and cleaned

4. Glasses

  • no objects may be placed in the driver's field of vision
  • the glazing of the vehicle must be integral
  • the windshield must not have cracks with a diameter greater than 20 mm
  • there must be no shading films on the windshield or on the front side windows, on the other windows only approved films with an approval mark and a confirmation of the installation of the films

5. Lighting

  • all lights on the vehicle must be functional
  • the manual or automatic height adjustment of the lights must also be functional
  • vehicles with discharge lights must have automatic collision mitigation. lights and headlight cleaning

6. Horn

  • check the functionality of the sound and light warning sign

7. Tires

  • the minimum tread depth is 1.6 mm
  • check if the tires are in order (including the spare) - no damage
  • the tires must be approved and recorded in the vehicle document submitted

8. Brakes

  • you can't check the effectiveness and symmetry of the brakes in an amateur way, you can check the effectiveness of the parking (hand) brake on an incline
  • check the brake fluid level

9. Operating fluids

  • check the washer fluid level
  • the vehicle must not have an obvious leak of any operating fluid (water, fuel, oil, brake fluid, washer fluid)

10. Vehicle identification

  • the vehicle data listed in the vehicle document must correspond to the actual condition of the vehicle

11. Puklice

  • remove the hubs from the vehicle before the inspection

12. Warming up the engine

  • the vehicle submitted for Emission Control must have the engine warmed up to operating temperature

13. Inspection of the brake system of vehicles with 4x4 drive

  • checking the effectiveness of the braking system of vehicles with 4x4 drive is carried out by a driving test.
  • we warn drivers that during the driving test the vehicle is suddenly braked, therefore it is essential that during this test there are no objects (e.g. shopping), devices or mechanisms in the vehicle that are not secured against movement and could be damaged as a result of sudden braking .

14. Car towing device

  • in case the vehicle is equipped with a removable connecting device, it is mandatory to have this device attached to fixed parts of the vehicle during the technical inspection.