The STAR program in California’s smog industry is the “creme de la creme,” that is the “best of the best.” It’s the state’s way to really “up the game” for both consumers who need SMOG certificates and shops that want to provide them.
Criminal cases can be scary, as the very word “criminal” is just a lot more frightening than “civil.” But really, anytime you as an individual are in a dispute with the government, there is the possibility of it being classified as “criminal.”
One of the chief problems of being involved in the auto repair business in California is the Golden State’s Bureau of Automotive Repair. There are so many different rules and regulations by which you have to abide, and it is all too easy to make an error even though you take every care in what […]
Running an auto repair shop isn’t easy. Whether you’re in Los Angeles or San Diego, Modesto or Eureka, California doesn’t make the life of the small business entrepreneur easy. Modern cars are very complicated, and modern (California) consumers are even worse. You may have all sorts of issues with your customers, and when they’re unhappy […]
The Bureau of Automotive Repair plays offense. They pro-actively go out and look for SMOG shops and auto repair stations that they believe are doing illegal things. And it doesn’t matter whether you are as good as gold: if they think that you are at fault, they will come gunning for you.