Tag: bureau of automotive repair

The Bureau of Auto Repair has a job to do, and that’s to ensure SMOG and auto repair shops are following the rules for vehicle emissions standards under the Health and Safety Code . The BAR issues thousands of citations a year. In their zeal, a BAR investigator might cite a small SMOG testing and […]

April 24, 2024 – Los Angeles, California. Automotive Defense Specialists, a team of best-in-class defense attorneys focused on auto repair technicians and shop owners is proud to announce a new Q&A post on the latest news from the state regulatory agency, the California Bureau of Automotive Repair.

The California Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) has recently rolled out the Vehicle Safety Systems Inspection Program, ushering in significant changes for SMOG and auto repair shop owners across the state. Here’s a comprehensive overview of what you need to know about this groundbreaking initiative.

Los Angeles, California – November 27, 2023. Automotive Defense Specialists, a team of top-rated lawyers for SMOG technicians and SMOG shops is proud to announce new content for the hard-working heroes of the SMOG industry.  The post helps these guys and gals in the trenches know their rights when faced with an administrative action from […]

California entrepreneurs face many challenges when launching a new small business. Permits, regulations, taxes, staff, marketing, inventory, and property leases exist. When the doors first open, it can take time to pay off debt and grow into a profitable shop. Everything can intensify the problems facing small smog testing and repair shops in California.


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