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Missouri Legislation Repealing Vehicle Safety Inspections Advances

A bill that would end vehicle inspections in the state of Missouri is again working its way through the state’s House committees, prompting automotive industry associations to speak out against the bill’s consequences if passed. 

Missouri Anti-Safety Inspection Bill Reintroduced

Once again, legislation was introduced in the Missouri Legislature that seeks to repeal the state’s vehicle safety inspection program.

Missouri Anti-Vehicle Safety Inspection Ready for House Consideration

A bill that would repeal Missouri’s vehicle safety inspection program is going to the state’s full House of Representatives for consideration.

Missouri House Committee Passes Anti-Vehicle Safety Inspection Legislation

The Missouri House Transportation Committee has passed House Bill (HB) 1444. If enacted, HB 1444 would repeal Missouri’s vehicle safety inspection program.

ASA Opposes Missouri Anti-Safety Inspection Legislation

The Automotive Service Association is calling for support in opposition to House Bill 1444 that was recently introduced by Missouri Rep. J. Eggleston (R-2) to state legislators.

Pro Lube Tire and Auto Center Named Business/Employer of the Month

The mayor of Neosho, Mo., has named local tire shop, Pro Lube Tire and Auto Center, the May Business/Employer of the Month, local media reports.

Plaza Tire Opens New Location

Plaza Tire Service opened a second location in O’Fallon, Mo. This is the tire dealer’s seventh store in the St. Charles County area. “This second O’Fallon location is a natural progression for us,” said Mark Rhodes, president of Plaza Tire Service. “We started doing business here in 1998, and we see this as an excellent

Commentary: Tire Registration Ploy Another Intrusion by a Government That’s Gunning for Us

Last week, I saw a television report about the huge number of tire recalls and accidents allegedly caused by flawed tires. In classic TV style, it showed the aftermath of gory accidents. It also showed close-ups of tires that had peeled apart like celery stalks. Statistics were cited. Panic predicted. What came next made me

Jack McCaffrey Named to Missouri Tire Hall of Fame

Jack McCaffrey of Monett, Mo., has been named to the Missouri Tire Industry Association’s Tire Hall of Fame. McCaffrey started his career in 1956 as a route salesman for Friend Tire in Monett. In 1971, McCaffrey started Grande Tire in Pierce City with fellow Friend employees Leo Costley and Junior Avondet. Today, the business has