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Vehicle Safety Inspections Highlight ASA’s Inaugural Service Repair Leadership Forum

ASA-Logo-300x154The Automotive Service Association (ASA) hosted the first Service Repair Leadership Forum (SRLF) during NACE | CARS in July. The program included a segment on periodic motor vehicle inspections. Panelists addressed the challenges facing safety inspection programs across the United States, in addition to the benefits of strong programs in states such as Pennsylvania and Missouri. Speakers included:

• Bill Hanvey, Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association
• Joe Battista, Parsons Corporation
• Tom Gebbie, Automotive Service Association, Pennsylvania

The SRLF vehicle safety segment serves as a run-up to ASA’s second safety inspection and maintenance forum this fall. The forum will bring together shop owners, industry leaders and policymakers to discuss the importance of periodic motor vehicle inspection programs as well as strategies to protect these programs. The forum will take place in St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 2, 2015.

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, visit www.ASAshop.org or call (817) 514-2900.

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

 

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