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.
Berkeley, California – July 30, 2021. Automotive Defense Specialists, a team of defense attorneys working for auto repair shops, technicians, and those in the SMOG industry is proud to announce a new blog post on the timely topic of disputing a so-called “action.”
Opening your own auto repair firm in California can be a rewarding way to earn a living – and a good one at that. There are a lot of vehicles on the road in California and they all need servicing and repairs and SMOG testing, and so on. So, if you do a good job […]
When you run a business in California you have rights. It may not seem that way at times, but the fact is that you do. And those rights exist, even against the government. And that even includes you SMOG station owners and technicians! Yes! You have the right to dispute a decision by California’s regulatory […]
Running a SMOG check station in Los Angeles, San Diego, or San Francisco, is a hard-enough business as it is, but it is also faced with something that other California businesses do not have to face, and that is the Bureau of Automotive Repair. For example, if you run a DIY or ironmongery shop, or […]
Many SMOG techs and station owners – probably the large majority – are reluctant to get into a fight. We might be out driving somewhere, and someone insults or threatens us, but we turn the other cheek.