Monthly Archives: March 2017

RECALL: BMW and Thor Motor Coach Report Windshield Wiper and Airbag Recalls

March 30, 2017

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued two recall reports affecting Thor Motor Coach windshield wipers and the inflator of the frontal passenger airbag of BMW of North America’s X5 sDrive35i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive50i models. Read More

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Rhode Island Updates State Auto Glass Business Regulations; References AGSC

March 28, 2017

The state of Rhode Island recently revised the portion of its business regulations for those engaged in motor vehicle glass repair (section 161-RICR-300-5-3). The Rhode … Read More

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Mark Your Calendar for Member Meeting

March 28, 2017

The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) will hold its 2017 annual member meeting on Tuesday, October 3, in West Palm Beach, Fla., from 7:30 a.m. … Read More

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If You Want Better Quality Glass, Be Prepared to Speak Up

March 28, 2017

Since I began in the auto glass industry, technicians have regularly complained of poor glass quality. I remember the DW725-26 Chrysler windshield that had a bend problem that reached unbelievable proportions. Read More

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Welcome These Certified Master Auto Glass Technicians

March 28, 2017

A number of auto glass technicians passed the Auto Glass Safety Council™’s (AGSC) Certified Master Auto Glass Technician certification exam during the month of February. … Read More

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AGSC to Hold Insurers’ CEU Forum in Florida; Three CEUs Available

March 28, 2017

The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) will offer an Insurers’ Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Forum on Tuesday afternoon, October 3, just before Auto Glass Week™ … Read More

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Latest AGSC Insurers’ Newsletter Now Available

March 28, 2017

The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) has published its latest newsletter designed especially for insurance companies. The Winter Insurers’ Newsletter is available in a customizable … Read More

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Registration Open for Florida and California Training Sessions

March 27, 2017

Registration is open for the Auto Glass Safety Council™’s (AGSC) upcoming regional training accreditation programs to be held in Irvine, Calif., in June and West … Read More

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California Enacts New Auto Glass Regulations

March 27, 2017

California’s Bureau of Automotive Repair recently adopted new windshield replacement regulations that went into effect on January 1, 2017. The regulations require that those who … Read More

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LEGISLATIVE ALERT: New York Anti-Steering Legislation Would Exempt Auto Glass Companies

March 27, 2017

A bill introduced in January 2017 to tighten anti-steering disclosure has passed the Assembly Insurance Committee in New York State. The bill by Assemblyman William B. Magnarelli proposes to amend the state’s insurance law to require disclosing that consumers have the right to choose to have their vehicle serviced in a particular shop. However, the bill explicitly states that these disclosures are required on all types of repair—except those solely involving auto glass. Read More

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