The STAR Program Is the Best, but You Need to Work Hard to Keep It
POSTED August 6, 2022

The STAR Program Is the Best, but You Need to Work Hard to Keep It

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When it comes to the business of smogging vehicles in California, the STAR program is right up there as the crème de la crème. You are among the elite. You have worked hard to get there, but you still have to work hard to keep your STAR status.

It Is Always Possible to Lose Your SMOG License Through the Bureau of Automotive Repair
POSTED August 4, 2022

It Is Always Possible to Lose Your SMOG License Through the Bureau of Automotive Repair

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If you run a SMOG shop in California, you need a SMOG shop license from the state agency that regulates SMOG shops (the Bureau of Automotive Repair). That’s great because it means that you have been checked out and approved by the state. In turn, that means that you can offer SMOG checks, which is a big boost to your business.

Automotive Defense Specialists Announces New Post Focused on the Value of a Top SMOG Shop Lawyer in California
POSTED July 26, 2022

Automotive Defense Specialists Announces New Post Focused on the Value of a Top SMOG Shop Lawyer in California

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Los Angeles, California – July 26, 2022. Automotive Defense Specialists, an expert SMOG license attorney team is proud to announce a new post for SMOG technicians and shop owners. The threat of losing a license due to a Bureau of Auto Repair letter may require professional support from a specialized SMOG shop lawyer ready to defend small auto repair businesses.

In the Auto Repair Business You Can Lose Your License Very Easily
POSTED July 11, 2022

In the Auto Repair Business You Can Lose Your License Very Easily

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California requires many businesses to be licensed. Doctors, dentists, hair salons – and auto repair shops! If you own an auto repair shop or are an auto repair technician, then you need a license from the Bureau of Automotive Repair.

You Need a SMOG License Attorney if You Hear From the BAR
POSTED July 3, 2022

You Need a SMOG License Attorney if You Hear From the BAR

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To “smog” a car is not an easy thing. It requires an understanding of cars and of SMOG technology. In fact, you have to have a license from the Bureau of Automotive Repair to do so. But if you are a SMOG shop owner or a SMOG technician, you can lose your license through the arbitrariness of the government.

Automotive Defense Specialists Announces New Post focused on Bureau of Automotive Repair Citations, Disputes, and Appeals
POSTED June 27, 2022

Automotive Defense Specialists Announces New Post focused on Bureau of Automotive Repair Citations, Disputes, and Appeals

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Santa Clara, California – June 27, 2022. Automotive Defense Specialists, a team of best-in-class defense attorneys for SMOG technicians and auto repair shops, is proud to announce a new post on the thorny issue of “citations” from California’s Bureau of Automotive Repair.