According to the Automotive Service Association (ASA) on February 7, the Missouri House Transportation Committee held a hearing to address House Bill (HB) 1444 that would repeal Missouri’s vehicle safety inspection program.
ASA opposes HB 1444 and encourages all interested parties in Missouri to visit the alerts section of TakingTheHill.com to contact their state representatives in opposition.
During the hearing, proponents of HB 1444 cited consumer expense and overall inconvenience as justification for the legislation. They also claimed a lack of evidence as to the program preventing accidents, injuries and deaths.
Ben Steinman, ASA-Midwest member and owner of Ben’s Auto