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Anti-Safety Inspection Legislation Introduced in West Virginia, New Hampshire

ASA Calls for Members to Oppose the Bills

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 26, 2018 – West Virginia Sen. Robert Karnes, R-11, recently introduced Senate Bill (SB) 90. If enacted, this legislation would repeal West Virginia’s vehicle safety inspection program, which requires an annual inspection.

In New Hampshire, Rep. Glen Dickey, R-Hillsborough-05, introduced House Bill (HB) 1328 that would change the annual inspection requirement to a biennial (every two years) requirement.

Those bills are the latest in a recent series of legislation designed to dismantle or weaken a state’s safety inspection program. ASA opposes both SB 90 and HB 1328. All interested parties in West Virginia and New Hampshire are encouraged to visit TakingTheHill.com and click “Alerts” to contact their state representatives in opposition to these bills.

The Automotive Service Association is the largest not-for-profit trade association of its kind dedicated to and governed by independent automotive service and collision repair professionals. ASA services an international membership based that includes numerous state affiliate and chapter groups.

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 ASAshop.org or call (817) 514-2900.

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


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

For Release: Immediate
News Bulletin 18.03

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