Northeastern Association News

The Long Island Auto Body Repairmen’s Association (LIABRA) held its March 19 meeting at Greg and Bill’s Auto Body Shop in Medford, NY. The meeting was held in a Town Hall format with an open forum on claims handling problems and solutions. Members were invited to bring problems and solutions for discussion.

After spending such a wonderful weekend at the AASP Northeast Tradeshow at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, NJ, on Friday, March 8 through Sunday, March 10, I was curious to see how my reaction compared to those more experienced in the industry. Several industry leaders and a few exhibitors took a moment to talk to me about their reactions to the tradeshow.

Wednesday, 20 February 2013 22:41

AASP-PA Speaks Against Alt Fuel Testing Exemption

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Pennsylvania Sen. Elder Vogel introduced Senate Bill 332 to provide exemption for new and alternative fuel vehicles from emission testing.

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 23:52

AASP-MA Reviews a Successful Year

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AASP/MA successfully fought the insurers’ DRP and fraud bills last year in the legislature and we are planning to work very hard through the 2013-2014 session to advocate that the legislature and Division of Insurance consider the negative consequences to consumers if these bills are passed.

Tuesday, 18 December 2012 20:19

LIABRA Helps Gift Vehicles to Local and Disabled American Veterans

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The Long Island Auto Body Repairmen’s Association (LIABRA) partnered with several businesses to gift 10 vehicles to local and disabled veterans this holiday season.

The Long Island Autobody Repairmen’s Association (LIABRA), one of the largest autobody associations in the USA with over 500 active members, maintains a rigorous training and education agenda for its members as well as lobbying to introduce favorable legislation and block unfavorable legislation. The Board of Director meetings are held monthly at the association’s headquarters in Lindenhurst, NY.

Tuesday, 20 November 2012 22:37

LIABRA Meets on Labor Laws and Talks PartsTrader

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The Long Island Auto Body Repairmen’s Association (LIABRA) met Oct. 16 at Levittown Ford on South Broadway in Hicksville, NY. This meeting focused largely on the labor laws established by the New York State Labor Department with a mini-seminar explaining how to properly run your collision repair business to avoid costly encounters with the Labor Department, an important topic since the NYS Labor Department has specifically targeted the collision repair industry for audits. Other topics included LIPA Energy Efficiency Rebates and Enterprise Rent-A-Car’s ARMS Auto Technology.

Monday, 15 October 2012 16:18

AASP-NJ Tradeshow Lawsuit Dismissed

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A lawsuit against the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP/NJ) was recently dismissed by a U.S. District Judge.

Monday, 15 October 2012 16:12

AASP-NJ Annual Meeting Discussed PartsTrader

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The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers in New Jersey held its annual meeting Oct. 11 and it included a discussion on insurance-mandated parts procurement programs, such as the State Farm/PartsTrader pilot program.

Thursday, 20 September 2012 17:55

AASP-NJ Hosted P-Page Seminar for its Members

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The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey (AASP-NJ) recently hosted two seminars on “Procedural Page Logic of the Database Systems” for more than 120 of its members. The seminar was presented by P & L Consultants in the northern and central areas of the state.

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