Auto Glass Safety Council™ Newsletter

Leading News

AGSC to Hold Annual Meeting, Certification Training, in Reno, Nev., in September
The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, September 29, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., in Reno, Nev. The meeting will be held the day before Auto Glass Week™ gets underway. Auto Glass Week will be held at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center and Atlantis Casino Resort Spa.
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AGSC to Create Member Directory
The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) currently is creating a member directory, which will be available to AGSC members and certified technicians at Auto Glass Week™ this fall.
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On the Blogs

Auto Glass Safety CouncilBob Beranek
Volvo Glass Bonding Issue
“I want to thank my readers for sending me issues involving safe installations. The newest one came from my friend, James Tremayne of Professional Glass in Seattle, Wash. His email mentioned a glass adhesion failure he witnessed. This is the second time I have seen Volvo glass with bonding issues. The first was with pre-primed parts coming from Volvo dealerships. The difference here is that this was not the familiar paint delamination that we have seen on numerous makes and models of vehicles.” -Bob Beranek
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Certification News

Welcome These Certified Master Auto Glass Technicians
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 April. The exam is an online test consisting of 50 multiple choice questions, allowing an average of three minutes per question to answer.
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Safety News

Feds Seek to Manage Recall of Air Bags, Speed Up Repairs
Exploding air bags made by Takata Corp. are so dangerous that U.S. safety regulators want to manage a massive recall so cars can be fixed faster.
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VW Recalls Audi Q3 Vehicles over Sunroof Issue
Volkswagen is recalling certain 2015 Audi Q3 vehicles over a potential sunroof safety issue. If the vehicle is turned off while the sunroof is closing, the sunroof could continue to close instead of stopping, according to VW.
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NHTSA Opens Review of Chrysler Crossfire over Possible Backlite Issue
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is reviewing a potential issue with 2005 Chrysler Crossfire Convertibles backlites after a consumer petitioned the agency for an investigation.
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European Cars Will Automatically Call Emergency Services After a Crash
The European Union has approved plans to install an emergency call feature in all cars and light vans from March 31st, 2018. The system, known as eCall, automatically contacts emergency services in the event of a crash, as determined by in-car sensors, such as those triggering the vehicle’s airbags. eCall establishes an audio connection with emergency operators and automatically transmits basic data including the vehicle's type, location, and the time of the crash. Passengers and witnesses will also be able to activate eCall manually by pressing an in-car button.
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Auto Glass Safety Council
385 Garrisonville Rd., Suite 116
Stafford, VA 22554
540/720-7484 (P)
540/720-3470 (F)
info@agsc.org

Certification Information
Vinny LaMarco
vlamarco@agsc.org
540/720-7484, ext. 136

Membership Information
Kathy Bimber
kbimber@agsc.org
540/720-7484, ext. 137

Auto Glass Safety Council

Events

September 28, 2015
AGSC Education/Credentialing Committee Meeting
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Reno, Nev.

September 28, 2015
AGSC Marketing Committee Meeting
4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Reno, Nev.

September 29, 2015
AGSC Member Meeting
8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Reno, Nev.

September 29, 2015
AGSC Board of Directors Meeting
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Reno, Nev.

September 30, 2015
AGSC AGRSS Standards Committee Meeting
8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
Reno, Nev.

September 30-October 2, 2015
Auto Glass Week

Reno-Sparks Convention Center
Reno, Nev.
www.autoglassweek.com

October 2, 2015
AGSC Technician Training
(Training runs from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. with exam from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.)
Reno-Sparks Convention Center
Reno, Nev.
http://agsc.org/reno/

 

 

 


 

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