Tag: BAR Undercover Cars

Let's get straight to the point, lifting the hood of a Bureau of Automotive Repair undercover car can be like entering an Open House. Everything looks well-maintained, but costly issues could be found if you take a more in-depth look. It's important to really pay attention though. Like a smiling real estate agent showing a [...]
Tests and exams can put a lot of pressure on a person. Did you have a high school teacher who liked to throw out a pop quiz? Ever notice how some of those quiz questions didn’t align with anything you heard during a lesson? It was almost like the teacher was intentionally setting students up [...]
No one likes to look like a schmuck. You know, a nitwit a buffoon…a dunderhead. Funny words yes, but not so funny when you feel like one. How does an intelligent person feel like a schmuck? When they are discussing a topic that is completely out of their wheelhouse. Photo credit: Mic V. via Foter.com [...]
Have you seen the show “Undercover Boss?” Corporate leaders disguised as new employees go “undercover” to check how their company is running when they aren’t around. They want to know if employees are properly trained and if managers are following the corporate mission statement. On the show, if a frontline employee goes out of their [...]
June 15, 2016 - Santa Monica, California. Automotive Defense Specialists, a California law firm of attorneys defending against Bureau of Automotive Repair citations, accusations, and letters, is proud to announce the second part of its FAQ document on undercover cars in use by the Bureau of Automotive Repair. The first part was published in April, [...]
Editor's Note. We get a lot of questions about the 'Bureau of Automotive Repair' undercover cars or undercover vehicles. Many SMOG station owners and/or STAR program participants don't necessarily even know that the Bureau can (and does) send out 'undercover vehicles' to stations throughout California as part of sting operations.  The ostensible purpose is to [...]