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Maine Right to Repair Update with VIP Tires & Service’s Tim Winkeler

Tim Winkeler, president and CEO of VIP Tires & Service, shares how his team is leading the effort to educate consumers about right-to-repair in Maine.

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Maine Governor Vetoes Anti-Steering Bill

Maine Gov. Paul LePage vetoed Maine LD 1540, also called “An Act to Protect Consumers’ Freedom of Choice in Auto Collision Repairs,” which if enacted would have clarified a provision in Maine’s anti-steering law.

Maine Bills Threaten State’s Safety Inspection Program

Two new bills have been introduced to the Maine House (HB 439 and HB 567) that would change or dismantle the state’s current annual safety inspection program.

Maine Bill Proposes Bi-Annual Safety Inspection Program  

A bill (HB 167) has been introduced to the Maine House that would require state-registered vehicles to undergo a bi-annual safety inspection, rather than Maine’s current annual safety inspection.

VIP Doubles Donation to Make-A-Wish

Lewiston, Maine-based VIP Tires & Service has raised $45,216 for Make-A-Wish, to help fund wishes for kids in Maine with life threatening medical conditions. During the company’s annual Season of Wishes Initiative, customers and employees were encouraged to make donations to Make-A-Wish in November and December. Every VIP store in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts