When you run a business in California you have rights. It may not seem that way at times, but the fact is that you do. And those rights exist, even against the government. And that even includes you SMOG station owners and technicians! Yes! You have the right to dispute a decision by California’s regulatory […]
Running a SMOG check station in Los Angeles, San Diego, or San Francisco, is a hard-enough business as it is, but it is also faced with something that other California businesses do not have to face, and that is the Bureau of Automotive Repair. For example, if you run a DIY or ironmongery shop, or […]
Technicians in the SMOG check industry here in California work hard. It’s noisy, dirty, tough work, and the clients are often not happy. Well, it figures, doesn’t it? When you tell them their vehicle has failed the California SMOG test, they are not exactly going to be over the moon. Quite the opposite.
Democracy with a small “d” means that the people get their say. Well, “Stop The STAR Program” at http://www.stopthestarprogram.com/ is a forum where disgruntled SMOG technicians and station owners can now get to put in their two cents.
If a government employee tells you to do something, do you have any rights? Well, under the present circumstances, we might not be so sure. But leaving Coronavirus aside, you might realize that you DO have rights. To the best of our knowledge, they have NOT suspended the constitution in California. At least, not yet.