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At Stop the Star Program we are on a mission for unity for the smog community. We want to make sure that we give you the tools you need to be able to be an efficient and confident smog technician and technician in general in the state of California.

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New California Law Worries Smog Shop

Auto shops say in court that California has violated their rights by passing a new law that threatens their licenses to perform vehicle smog checks.

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  • September 26, 2021

Defense Specialists Offer Automotive Expertise in CA

Automotive Defense Specialists, a team of defense attorneys for SMOG technicians and auto repair shops, have made their ability to provide legal services clear in regards to arguing decisions put forth by the California Bureau of Automotive Repair.  

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  • September 26, 2021

The Star Program

It would be recalled that on the 1st of January 2013, the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) made a significant change to the Smog Check Program as a result of the implementation of the AB2289. This policy led to the first major improvements to the Smog Check Program which was yet to undergo any considerable changes since the mid-1990s.

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  • September 26, 2021