When you run a SMOG shop it seems that you are under constant threat from the Bureau of Automotive Repair. From the point of view of someone in your business, it would appear that the BAR is constantly out to “get” you one way or another.
Something that appeals to you, or “seems appealing” is something that you would like. Then there is the other sort of appealing, like appealing to the Supreme Court, for instance. That is no fun at all because it means that you have been found guilty of something and now you have to appeal against that […]
As a smog technician or smog repair shop your STAR Program rating is your bread and butter. People from Los Angeles to San Francisco, San Diego to Eureka here in California, have to get their cars smogged, but if you are threatened with a Bureau of Automotive Repair invalidation, your business probably won’t survive. For […]
Getting a citation is never fun; it might be a traffic ticket, or perhaps just a ticket for having the grass too tall on your lawn. The State of California issues citations, and suddenly it’s YOUR problem.
Getting a letter in the mail is exciting, or it might be. It’s more likely to be an email now. But a letter might be grandpa or grandma sending you a birthday gift. Maybe there’s money inside! It could be a bill (not so exciting), or it could be junk mail.
Most Californians today would accept that keeping down pollution is something we should all try to do. We have to do everything that we can to help our planet survive, and one of the most polluting factors is the internal combustion engine.