Man...our daily driver stuff (post Jan 1, 1960 stuff) has to be inspected yearly, but is only $5.
OMG ! here in Austria we have inspections on our daily and vintage vehicles every year and they are about Euro50/60 which is about $ 80 !!!! inspections are extremely strict, a finger wide play on your steerign wheel and you won't pass. any car, no matter if it is a Model T, a 57 or a modern Benz, they go on the shaker plate to check all the suspension. Imagine what that will show with an average 60 yr old American car... :-( everything has literally to be (as) new
On the other hand this is good for traffic safety as it limits the use of really dangerous vehicles!