Articles by Robert L. Redding, Jr.

The Automotive Service Association (ASA) saw some correlation with this 1963 decision and a subsequent, new insurer program proposal in the mid-1990s. ASA leaders met with the top litigators at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to discuss the issue.
Robert Redding, Jr.
There are numerous questions that should be raised as to long-term vehicle safety. With increased ride-sharing, who’s responsible for the maintenance and safety inspection of the vehicle?
Robert Redding, Jr.
The failure of the 115th Congress to address new vehicle technology policy has created quite the dilemma for several key issues important to the automotive sector. Specifically, for the aftermarket, this applies to data access.
Robert Redding, Jr.
One of the most egregious of the policy proposals is that “a subject vehicle shall be exempt from the requirements for emission inspection for eight years after the vehicle is manufactured.”
Robert Redding, Jr.
The U.S. House of Representatives is set to consider the Fiscal Year 2020 Transportation Appropriations legislation on the House floor soon.
Robert Redding, Jr.
MFN clauses, in direct repair agreements (DRP), between insurers and collision repair facilities guarantee an insurer that it will receive prices that are at least as favorable as those provided to other carriers doing business with the collision repair facility, for the same products or services.
Robert Redding, Jr.
Recently the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce held its first hearing on privacy, “Protecting Consumer Privacy in the Era of Big Data.”
Robert Redding, Jr.
House Bill 451, introduced by Missouri State Representative J. Eggleston, seeks to eliminate the Missouri vehicle safety inspection program. This legislation is similar to House Bill 1444, which did not pass in 2018. The Automotive Service Association (ASA) and other aftermarket associations oppose the legislation.
Robert Redding, Jr.