AGRReports Sept/Oct 2020

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1 AGSC Issues Recalibration Guidance

The Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) has released a checklist for use with vehicles that require an Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) recalibration after having an auto glass replacement.

2 The $11,000 Reason Not to Break the Glass

Replacing the windshield in a half-a-million-dollar car might sound intimidating but head auto glass technician Gary Blakely says the key is to just, “get out of your head.”

3 Judge Dismisses Arizona AOB Fraud Lawsuit

U.S. District Court Judge Susan Brnovich approved the stipulation for dis-missal in the suit between Government Employees Insurance Co., GEICO Indemnity Co., GEICO General Insurance Company and GEICO Casualty Co. (collectively Geico) and defendants, Auto Glass Express (AGE) and its owners and managers, Danielle Dean and Saxton Lafasto for an alleged fraudulent scheme. The order, according to Brnovich, dis-misses the case in its entirety.

4 AAA Study Finds Active Driving Assistance Systems Do Less to Assist Drivers

“[The] American Automobile Association (AAA) has repeatedly found that active driving assistance systems do not perform consistently, especially in real-word scenarios,” said Greg Brannon, AAA automotive engineering and industry relations director, speaking about a recent AAA study.

5 Webinar Highlights the Importance of OEM Certification

“You’re making the investment today for the return down the line,” said Connor Smith, CARSTAR original equipment manufacturer (OEM) manager, as he began describing the value in auto glass businesses gaining OEM certifications in an industry webinar.

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