Associations believe new laws necessary to protect consumers and assure collision repair facilities are fairly compensated. Seeks to keep effort separate from aftermarket parts legislation.
In a press briefing yesterday, the Automotive Service Association and Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers outlined their plans to promote laws that would require OEM procedures be used in collision repairs and that automobile insurers compensate repairers for following those procedures.
Bob Redding, ASA’s Washington Representative, outlined 2018 OEM repair legislation that was introduced in Indiana, Illinois and Rhode Island this year. While the Illinois legislation died and Indiana’s bill has stalled, the Rhode Island bill