ASA Prepares for Third Annual Safety Inspection Forum

Program to Feature State and Federal Vehicle Safety Experts

WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 23, 2016 – On Oct. 19, 2016, the Automotive Service Association (ASA), and ASA-Texas will host its third annual safety inspection forum in Houston. The Forum’s mission is to raise awareness about the importance of periodic vehicle inspection programs to motorist’s safety and develop strategies to protect these programs nationwide.

Jade Winfree, senior analyst for the Government Accountability Office (GAO), will be featured as one of the forum’s key participants, presenting the findings of the GAO’s 2015 study on state safety inspection programs. Jojo Heselmeyer, senior manager of the Compliance & Enforcement Service (CES) of the Texas Department of Public Safety, will also share her experiences with the Texas vehicle safety inspection program.

ASA-Texas’ Executive Director Todd Mehalko said, “As your industry trade association, ASA is tuned into and far ahead of the curve on issues that may affect your business as well as public safety concerns. For this reason, we will be hosting the third annual Vehicle

Safety Inspection Forum in the Houston area this fall. You are invited to join us at San Jacinto College in Deer Park, Texas, to learn about issues impacting the vehicle safety inspection program in Texas, as well as other state programs across the United States.”

ASA encourages anyone involved in the automotive industry to attend this important automotive safety program. To register for the program, please visit www.TakingTheHill.com.

The Automotive Service Association is the largest not-for-profit trade association of its kind dedicated to and governed by independent automotive service and repair professionals. ASA serves an international membership base that includes numerous affiliate, state and chapter groups from both the mechanical and collision repair segments of the automotive service industry.

ASA advances professionalism and excellence in the automotive repair industry through education, representation and member services. To take advantage of the many benefits of membership in ASA, please visit http://www.ASAshop.org or call (817) 514-2900, ext. 132.

For additional information about ASA, including past media releases, go to www.ASAshop.org, or visit ASA’s legislative website at www.TakingTheHill.com.


Contact: ASA Washington, D.C. Office
(202) 543-1440

For Release: Immediate
News Bulletin 16.33

Written by ASA

ASA advances professionalism and excellence in the automotive repair industry through education, representation and member services.