AGSC
May/June 2021 Newsletter

Leading News

Maryland Enacts Auto Glass Safety Law
Maryland has enacted an auto glass safety law that requires the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MD-MVA) to adopt regulations for aftermarket auto glass installations that meet or exceed the Auto Glass Replacement Safety Standard (AGRSS).
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AGSC Committees to Meet in Orlando in June 2021
The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) will hold a number of committee meetings June 7 - 10 in Orlando, Fla in conjunction with Auto Glass Week™ 2021. Technician accreditation training and testing events will also be held.
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AGSC Works to Collect Vehicle Crash Data
AGSC is working to improve the collection of data regarding windshield failures in automobile crashes.
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AGSC Releases Educational Videos
The Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) is pleased to announce the release of two videos created to assist AGSC Registered Member Companies with marketing to their insurance agents.
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Call for Volunteers
AGSC has several committees that can always use more volunteers.

Are you wanting to become more involved with the Auto Glass Safety Council? Do you have great ideas for promoting AGSC Registered Member Companies? Want to have a part in the continuous maintenance of the ANSI/AGSC/AGRSS Standard? Why not consider serving on one of the AGSC committees.

For a list of all of the AGSC committees and what they do, visit https://agsc.org/committees/. To learn how you can participate on a committee, contact Kathy Bimber at kbimber@agsc.org.

Member News

Please Welcome New AGSC Registered Member Companies
Three companies have joined the list of safety-conscious auto glass companies by becoming accredited Registered Member Companies of the prestigious Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC).
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Please Welcome New AGSC Associate Member
One company has recently joined the Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) as an associate member.
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Certification News

Congratulations to These Master Auto Glass Technicians
Several technicians earned or renewed their Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) Master Auto Glass Technician certifications during the months of March and April.
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Event News

Auto Glass Week™ 2021
Auto Glass Week™ will be held June 7-9, 2021 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. This exciting event brings all segments of the auto glass industry under one roof for quality education, business-building and nail-biting competitions.
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Legislative News

Government Relations Committee to Meet in Orlando
by Seth Maiman, AGSC Director of Public Affairs
The AGSC Government Relations Committee will meet on Monday, June 7 at noon in Room 240C in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL during Auto Glass Week.
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Safety News

Bonding Issues Center of Several Recalls
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued three recalls – two from Mercedes-Benz USA LLC (Mercedes-Benz) and one from Hino Motors Sales U.S.A., Inc. (Hino).
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Settlement Reached in Subaru Class Action Windshield Lawsuit
A settlement has been reached in the class action lawsuit against car manufacturer Subaru that alleged that the windshields of certain vehicles were prone to cracking.
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Nissan Files Noncompliance Report
Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) has established that certain replacement windshield glass panes manufactured by Central Glass Co., Ltd., outsourced to Japan Tempered & Laminated Glass Co., Ltd. and sold to Nissan as replacement parts for use in certain Nissan motor vehicles fail to fully comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 205, Glazing Materials.
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Certification Information
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Membership Information
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Upcoming Events

June 7-9, 2021
Auto Glass Week™

Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Fla.
www.autoglassweek.com

June 7, 2021
AGSC Government Relations Committee Meeting
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET
Orange County Convention Center
www.agsc.org/events/

June 9, 2021
AGSC ADAS Committee Meeting
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm ET
Orange County Convention Center
www.agsc.org/events/

June 10, 2021
AGSC Education Committee Meeting
7:00 am - 8:00 am ET
Rosen Plaza Hotel
www.agsc.org/events/

June 10, 2021
AGSC NWRD Executive Committee Meeting
7:00 am - 8:00 am ET
Rosen Plaza Hotel
www.agsc.org/events/

June 10, 2021
AGSC NWRD ROLAGS 2 Standards Committee Meeting
8:00 am - 10:00 am ET
Rosen Plaza Hotel
www.agsc.org/events/

June 10, 2021
AGSC AGRSS Standards Committee Meeting
10:00 am - 12:30 pm ET
Rosen Plaza Hotel
www.agsc.org/events/

June 10, 2021
AGSC Marketing Committee Meeting
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm ET
Rosen Plaza Hotel
www.agsc.org/events/

June 10, 2021
AGSC Board of Directors Meeting
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm ET
Rosen Plaza Hotel
www.agsc.org/events/

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