For Angelenos working in a climate-controlled store or office, the weather may have minimal impact on their performance. But if you’re a SMOG technician, working in an auto testing and repair shop can get uncomfortable during summer.
Are you familiar with your Miranda rights? “You have the right to remain silent.” “Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law.” “You have the right to an Attorney.” Yada yada yada
Here’s a not-so-fun fact. The California Bureau of Automotive Repair regularly sends out “undercover” SMOG cars. Although the goal is to catch shady smog testing and auto repair shops, the process can end up trapping honest, hard-working SMOG technicians too.
SMOG technicians and shop owners in California face a tough road ahead. Despite the crucial role they play in ensuring the state’s air quality and protecting public health, they are often met with a lack of recognition and respect.
SMOG is a serious problem in California, and at Automotive Defense Specialists we fully support regulatory efforts to keep California’s air clean. The SMOG shop industry should be proud of all the hard work that you all do to help enforce California’s tough air quality regulations.
California requires many businesses to be licensed. Doctors, dentists, hair salons – and auto repair shops! If you own an auto repair shop or are an auto repair technician, then you need a license from the Bureau of Automotive Repair.