Category: News & Press

ASA Testifies on Repair Procedures Bill

April 26th, 2018 by

Emphasizes the Importance of Correct Repairs WASHINGTON, D.C., April 26, 2018 – On April 24, the Rhode Island House Committee on Corporations held a hearing on House Bill (HB) 8013. If enacted, certain provisions in the bill would not allow insurers to require “repair specifications or procedures” that are not in compliance with vehicle manufacturer

Concerns Raised About Third-Party Vendors Sharing Shop Data on Customers

April 26th, 2018 by

ASA seeks to address concerns with data privacy agreement. NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, TEXAS, April 26, 2018 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) cautions that some third-party vendors that collision and service repair shops do business with might be reselling their customers’ data in detail, or as an aggregate, to other third parties. This practice raises

Join Us Online May 4 for ASA Town Hall on State Vehicle Inspections

April 20th, 2018 by

Interactive Panel Discussion Highlights Annual Meeting in Orlando WASHINGTON, D.C., April 23, 2018 – The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has announced that it will present a live broadcast of Carm Capriotto’s Town Hall Academy Live during its Annual Business Meeting & Conference, May 2-4 in Orlando, Fla. Each Friday at Noon Eastern, Capriotto hosts a

Missouri Anti-Vehicle Safety Inspection Ready for House Consideration

April 13th, 2018 by

ASA Stresses Importance of Continued Advocacy WASHINGTON, D.C., April 13, 2018 – The Missouri House Rules Committee passed House Bill (HB) 1444 on April 10 with a vote of 7 to 4. If enacted, HB 1444 would repeal Missouri’s vehicle safety inspection program. The bill is now eligible for consideration by the entire Missouri House

Missouri House Committee Passes Anti-Vehicle Safety Inspection Legislation

April 2nd, 2018 by

ASA Calls for Opposition to HB 1444 WASHINGTON, D.C., April 2, 2018 – The Missouri House Transportation Committee passed House Bill (HB) 1444. If enacted, HB 1444 would repeal Missouri’s vehicle safety inspection program. Despite testimonies in support of the Missouri safety inspection program from ASA-Midwest member Ben Steinman, the Missouri state highway patrol, AAA

ASA Releases Updates to ‘Not-Included Operations’ Charts

March 27th, 2018 by

Available free to the industry on ASA website NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, March 27, 2018 — The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has released the latest updates to its “Not-Included Operations” charts. The resources are available for free to the industry and designed to ensure collision repairers consider all of the possible operations when they write

U.S. Senate Passes Dodd-Frank Reform Bill

March 19th, 2018 by

Federal Insurance Office Preserved WASHINGTON, D.C., March 19, 2018 – On March 14, the U.S. Senate passed S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act, which is a wide-ranging bank deregulation bill that would scale back key parts of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law. The bill passed by a vote of 67-31. While

Industry Experts Offer Sessions on Service Excellence and Building Decision Makers at ASA’s Annual Business Meeting

March 7th, 2018 by

Training Sessions Will Feature Bob Greenwood and Maylon Newton NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas, March 8, 2018 — The Automotive Service Association (ASA) has announced its lineup of instructors for the Friday, May 4, training sessions at the 2018 Annual Business Meeting. Scheduled for May 2-4, at the luxurious Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort