What Can Happen If You Are Driving With an Expired Inspection Sticker?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 28, 2020 4:16:08 PM ET

Driving a vehicle without an inspection sticker can often lead to being issued a ticket and paying a fine. Fines and penalties vary among states, according to CarInsurance.com. For example, the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles states that the penalties for expired inspection stickers include being barred from renewing a car's registration, in addition to possible parking tickets and fines.