Special hours will be in effect this week at the official vehicle inspection station in the District of Columbia.

The inspection station will open from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. from Thursday to Saturday because of the extreme heat being forecast for the region.

The normal hours for the station are 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Customers who have already scheduled appointments for after 12:45 p.m. on those days are asked to reschedule online.

Resources

Dr. Gridlock: Tips for traveling in hot weather

Capital Weather Gang: Hot weather survival guide

Beating the heat: Share your tips