Monthly Archives: April 2022

April 20 - Bureau of Automotive Repair Advisory Group (BAG) Update

Prepared by ASCCA Legislative Advocacy Jack Molodanof   The Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) held two regulatory workshops on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.  ASCCA Legislative Advocate Jack Molodanof and ASCCA Government Affairs Committee Chair David Kusa both attended the workshops.   The first workshop was on the updated Automotive Repair Dealer (ARD) application requirements and the second workshop was on the proposed Vehicle Safety Inspection program. Below is a summary of Jack Molodanof’ s takeaways from the workshops.   Updated ARD Application Regulations   The BAR is updating the automotive repair dealer application to comply with AB 471.  In addition to the current application requirements, the new proposal gives the auto repair dealer the opportunity to provide BAR nationally recognized and industry-accepted educational certifications (e.g., vehicle manufacturer, I-CAR, ASE or Certificate from an accredited educati ... read more

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