Automotive Defense Specialists announces a new post on SMOG shop professionals. California’s ‘unsung heroes’ in the war against air pollution deserve legal representation.

LOS ANGELES, CA, July 30, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Automotive Defense Specialists, a team of professional lawyers that handle disputes with the California Bureau of Automotive Repair at, is proud to announce a new post on the value of dedicated, experienced SMOG technicians in the war against air pollution. Regular SMOG checks and repairs can significantly reduce metals and other harmful particles in the air. Yet a time may come when a SMOG technician or SMOG shop needs help to defend against an accusation from the California Bureau of Auto Repair. A top attorney for SMOG shop technicians can intervene when a smog technician or shop needs defense options against the Bureau of Automotive Repair.

“Today everyone talks about climate change and the importance of doing something to help our environment. For SMOG technicians, it’s their career to ensure that clean air standards are met in California,” explained attorney William Ferreira of Automotive Defense Specialists. “Even as they are helping others, however, there may come a time when they need help too. We are here to defend a SMOG business from Bureau of Auto Repair legal actions that might threaten their license.”

The SMOG testing and repair community can review the new post from Automotive Defense Specialists at The post provides details on the unrecognized work of SMOG technicians and the fight for clean air in California. If a hard-working SMOG professional receives a so-called “accusation” or possible “suspension notice” from the Bureau of Auto Repair, the support of a top defense lawyer may help.
Small “Mom and Pop” auto repair shops and technicians may be vulnerable to costly legal actions. The legal team supports cases throughout California and has San Francisco and Los Angeles offices. Technicians and shop owners can contact SMOG lawyers for a complimentary consultation.


This is a background on this release. Efforts to protect clean air in California have been happening for several decades. The partnership between SMOG testing shops and the Bureau of Automotive Repair has helped to keep dangerous particles out of the air. Indeed, many Californians may be breathing better due to the strict SMOG guidelines enforced and adhered to. Small auto repair technicians might be considered the “unsung heroes” of the fight for clean air. If a hard-working shop receives an accusation letter from the Bureau of Automotive Repair, it may be time for a “hero” to seek help. An attorney for SMOG shop technicians can defend against an accusation so a technician can get back to keeping cars compliant with pollution standards.


Automotive Defense Specialists ( is a top law firm representing auto repair facilities, SMOG check stations, and technicians in every facet of their legal needs, including the Bureau of Automotive Repair letters, citations, suspensions, and invalidations. The legal team can help auto shops respond to a Bureau of Auto Repair defense letter. The company offers phone consultations to auto shops, mechanics, technicians, and others facing disciplinary actions from the California Bureau of Automotive Repair.
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