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Pre-Insurance Inspections

This EPA label is counterfeit. Could you tell? We can. Ask us how!
The EPA label is usually located on the door (as shown above) or on the door jamb.

The Standard for Accurate and Reliable Vehicle Inspection Services for 40 Years

CARCO is the leading provider of mobile technology-enabled vehicle pre-insurance inspection services in the U.S. to help in the prevention of insurance fraud. 

Major insurance carriers and brokers choose us for our extensive and convenient site network along with our experience deploying advanced technology to complete the process in the most efficient and effective manner while complying with regulations. 

CARCO currently has an inspection network of over 6,000 inspection sites, and we are continually expanding to meet the needs of our customers. 

Our centralized inspection repository houses over 35 million electronic inspections. Accessible 24/7, the database is used by law enforcement and insurance companies at a velocity of more than 11,000 vehicles searched per day.

Optional NMVTIS title vehicle history reports are available with each inspection for a fee, providing a valuable loss prevention tool to carriers for underwriting and claims.

What CARCO’s Advanced Mobile Technology Solution Provides

CARCO’s expertise and years of experience coupled with forward-looking mobile technology has created a solution based on automation and convenience. Captured by smartphone or tablet, the information is transmitted to CARCO’s inspection portal for immediate processing.

  • Ninety-eight percent of vehicle photo inspections are received and processed electronically from CARCO’s centralized repository within 24 hours, and 100 percent are processed within 30 hours.
  • Our experienced fraud analysts review EPA labels and detect irregularities for further fraud investigations.
  • Customer inquiries are handled by seasoned fraud and inspection experts at our New York-based headquarters.
  • We process real-time transmission of inspection data and images.
  • Our proprietary Alerts Database detects anomalies reported to insurance carriers and NICB.
  • The customer experience is enhanced through the utilization of a mobile inspection application.

CARCO's expertise and years of experience coupled with forward-looking mobile technology has created a solution based on automation and convenience. Captured by smartphone or tablet, the information is transmitted to CARCO’s inspection portal for immediate processing. 

Central Repository and Inspection Copy Mailing Services from CARCO ensure that current state regulations are met with the most current and efficient technology available.

Benefits of Becoming an Inspection Site

The primary benefit of becoming a CARCO inspection location is to bring automobile owners who live or work in your local area into your business.

Close to 1 million vehicles require inspection each year in the areas CARCO covers, providing a great deal of potential new business. CARCO maintains thousands of inspection site lists for insurance companies and agencies, which contain the names and addresses of all CARCO automobile inspection facilities and provide free advertising for your business. Car inspection facilities are also available from our site locator. 

CARCO vehicle inspection sites receive a fee for performing photo inspections, which take 10 to 15 minutes. For businesses that have internet accessibility, we also offer the capability to perform an automobile photo inspection online using a secure web page.


Our Full Suite of Auto Insurance Inspection Services

  • Inspection Site Resources.
    CARCO’s list of resources for vehicle inspection site locations provides insurers peace of mind for all their auto information.
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  • Order Supplies.
    All authorized CARCO auto and car insurance inspection site locations can use this form to order new supplies.
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