If you’re a Harrison Ford fan, you’ve probably seen Raiders of the Lost Ark. Are you aware of that great scene when Harrison is “under attack” by a very aggressive man, who twirls his sword this way, and that way, all very dramatically? [Read more…] about Fighting a Citation from the Bureau of Automotive Repair: Raiders of the Lost Ark?
Okay, you know that old adage that if you don’t have something good to say but don’t say anything at all? [Read more…] about Be Friendly but Keep Your Mouth Shut: Dealing with Government Agency Representatives
As a law firm active in Bureau of Automotive Repair defense cases, we get a lot of inquiries from Station Owners who have received a so-called citation from the Bureau of Automotive Repair. Now, if you have received one of these, you best action is to reach out for a consultation – as every situation is different and unique, and we can go over your options with you. [Read more…] about Bureau of Automotive Repair Citations: A Round Up
Here’s a news alert. You may already know that the Bureau of Automotive Repair issued a letter on January 7, 2015 , that, beginning March 9, 2015, SMOG check stations must use an OBD inspection system to test the following vehicles: [Read more…] about Failure to Use OBD Inspection System (DAD – Data Acquisition Devices)
Many times in a case, whether it be a Bureau of Automotive Repair Accusation or a Bureau of Automotive Repair Citation, there are some cases I advise clients to use an expert witness, specifically a Bureau of Automotive Repair Expert. The reason? [Read more…] about Fighting the Bureau of Automotive Repair: The Need for an Expert Witness
Bureau of Automotive Repair Citations
Updated: July 18, 2016 – NOTE: this page is a gateway to information and discussions on citations as received from the Bureau of Automotive Repair. To view more information, click here or give us a call for a consultation.
We have seen at least a five-fold increase in undercover operations against Test Only and Test and Repair Smog Facilities. The reason behind this is very clear – the Bureau is trying to thin the herd of Smog Stations and Technicians and prevent them from qualifying for the STAR PROGRAM. [Read more…] about Bureau of Automotive Repair Citations and the STAR Program