Tag: SMOG Check

Santa Monica, California – December 24, 2021. Automotive Defense Specialists, a California-based law firm representing SMOG technicians and auto repair shop owners is proud to announce a new post. Actions by the state’s Bureau of Automotive Repair can contain statements blaming an auto tech for actions beyond their control.

Getting your car SMOGGED is a legal requirement in California, and that means that owning and running a SMOG shop can be a very good business. Figures from 2018 show that there were 15.1 million vehicles registered in California – 0.82 vehicles for every resident! So, there are plenty of people in the SMOG business […]

When you are the owner of a SMOG station in California, from Sacramento to Needles, one of the things that you need to be very wary of is the Bureau of Automotive Repair. You may believe that you take all precautions, and you do everything strictly in accordance with the law, and you probably do.

As an auto technician or station owner in California, one of the worst things that can happen to you – if not the worst – is to be on the wrong end of a decision by the Bureau of Automotive Repair. However, that doesn’t mean that you don’t have rights. You do, and you can […]