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Independent Shops Pushing Back as Safelite Pushes for Auto Glass Laws

Safelite AutoGlass has hired lobbyists at statehouses across the country as it seeks legislation that it says will protect consumer safety by ensuring that the sensors and cameras used for advanced driver assistance systems are properly recalibrated after replacement or …

Fast Advances in Technology Adding to Friction Between Insurers and Repairers

Waseem Tarabishi insists that employees at his San Diego-area collision repair shop take the online classes they need to maintain their technical certifications while on the clock so he can make sure they are paying attention. After buying CollisionTech in …

Oregon Latest State to Eye Abuses with Photo Estimates for Auto Claims

Oregon state regulators say insurance carriers are too often using photo estimates as a means of making low-ball settlement offers to policyholders without a thorough investigation. Insurance Commissioner Andrew Stolfi on Oct. 21 released a proposed draft of a bulletin …