Starting as soon as next month, Marylanders may not have to bring their new cars in for state emissions testing until they are six model years old — instead of three. The matter will come before the state Board of Public Works next Wednesday, as it votes on a contract modification for the company that conducts the emissions checks for Maryland. If the Board of Public Works approves the change, the company likely will need a few weeks to make the adjustments.
Moore administration supports delaying initial emissions tests for new cars by 3 years
September 1, 2023