A Speeding Citation Isn’t Fun, but You Can Keep Driving. One From California’s SMOG Regulation Bureaucracy Isn’t
POSTED February 22, 2020

A Speeding Citation Isn’t Fun, but You Can Keep Driving. One From California’s SMOG Regulation Bureaucracy Isn’t

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Receiving a citation is never fun. Even if it is a speeding citation from California’s Highway Patrol it can make you nervous. Sure, there’s the fine. Then there’s the ding to your license, and your insurance will go up. But at least you can keep driving.

Running a SMOG Station in CA Can Be a Problem If You Fall Foul of the Bar
POSTED February 12, 2020

Running a SMOG Station in CA Can Be a Problem If You Fall Foul of the Bar

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SMOG continues to be a major problem in California. Owing to lots of cars, and the nature of our environment, we’re susceptible to SMOG, especially in the LA basin. You, as a station owner, SMOG tech, or someone else in the SMOG industry should be PROUD.

If the California Bureau of Automotive Repair Sends an Undercover Car to Your Business, You Can Be in Trouble
POSTED February 6, 2020

If the California Bureau of Automotive Repair Sends an Undercover Car to Your Business, You Can Be in Trouble

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It’s a tough job being a SMOG tech. It’s dirty. It’s close to a lot of pollution, and there are literally thousands upon thousands of cars on California highways. It’s complicated to ensure that they are all in compliance as you make SMOG inspections.

If You Receive a Licensing Decision From the Bureau of Automotive Repair You Have a Right of Appeal
POSTED February 2, 2020

If You Receive a Licensing Decision From the Bureau of Automotive Repair You Have a Right of Appeal

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If you watch old movies, especially made-for-TV movies about the law, you’ll often see appeals. They lose in Court one day and appeal to a higher court, to FINALLY see justice done. Well, guess what? You may have the right to appeal many decisions against you by California’s Bureau of Automotive Repair!

Automotive Defense Specialists Announces New 2020 Post on Appealing Decisions by California’s Bureau of Automotive Repair
POSTED January 28, 2020

Automotive Defense Specialists Announces New 2020 Post on Appealing Decisions by California’s Bureau of Automotive Repair

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San Diego, California – January 28, 2020. Automotive Defense Specialists, a team of defense attorneys serving hard-working auto repair shops and technicians against California’s Bureau of Automotive Repair, is proud to announce a new post for 2020 on the issue of appeals.

If Your STAR Status Is Threatened by the Bureau of Automotive Repair, You Have to Fight Them
POSTED January 3, 2020

If Your STAR Status Is Threatened by the Bureau of Automotive Repair, You Have to Fight Them

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Being part of the Bureau of Automotive Repair’s STAR program is a big deal. It means you’re the best of the best. Well done you!