Running a SMOG Shop Has Many Issues, and Not Just Awkward Customers

Getting your car SMOGGED is a legal requirement in California, and that means that owning and running a SMOG shop can be a very good business. Figures from 2018 show that there were 15.1 million vehicles registered in California – 0.82 vehicles for every resident! So, there are plenty of people in the SMOG business with plenty of customers.Running a SMOG shop has many issues - not just difficult customers.

However, running a SMOG shop whether in Los Angeles or Eureka comes with many different issues. Just to begin with, you need to spend a small fortune on equipment, and then, of course you have all the awkward customers. All right, they are not all awkward and difficult, but quite a number of them are when you fail their vehicle. They can get quite abusive on occasion.

But it’s not just rude customers that you have to put up with. You also have to keep a wary eye out for the Bureau of Automotive Repair. This is a big disadvantage for anyone in the SMOG business. There are not many types of business where you can be virtually closed down overnight just on the say-so of some government department official. But in the SMOG business you can.

You May Need A ‘Smog Shop’ Lawyer

So, if you have any sort of contact from the Bureau of Automotive Repair you need to take immediate action. And that doesn’t mean sending them an email telling them that you don’t believe you have done anything wrong! Oh no. The last thing you want to do, if you have any sense, is to try to tackle them on your own. You need a lawyer for a SMOG shop in California.

And not just any lawyer. Sure, there are a lot of lawyers in the state, but what you need is a specialist lawyer for a SMOG shop in California. One who not only is fully conversant with every aspect of the law, but one who also understands all of the technical aspects of being in the business of an auto technician. One who has actually been an auto technician would be best.

But you are probably wondering just how many auto technicians have switched roles and trained to become a lawyer after years in the auto industry, and it is true that there are not that many. In fact, it is probably fair to say that there is actually only one who has been an auto technician and is now a top lawyer, and that is a certain William Ferreira at Automotive Defense Specialists.

As you may guess from the name of the firm, helping SMOG shop owners and technicians who have fallen foul of the Bureau of Automotive Repair is what Mr Ferreira does. In fact, he does nothing else. So, if you need a specialist lawyer for a SMOG shop in California, William Ferreira is your man.


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