AGSC Accredited Tech Newsletter - Summer 2017

Leading News

AGSC AGRSS™ Standards Committee Issues Interpretation Related to Non-OE Glass
The Auto Glass Safety Council’s (AGSC) AGRSS™ Standards Committee recently issued an interpretation of the Standard as it relates to the use of non-OE glass with lane departure warning systems (LDWS).
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Earn CE Credits by Attending Insurers’ Forum at Auto Glass Week
The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) will offer an Insurers’ Continuing Education Unit (CEU) Forum on Tuesday afternoon, October 3, just before Auto Glass Week™ gets underway in West Palm Beach, Fla. Participants, including AGSC Certified Technicians, can earn three continuing education credits for their participation in the forum.
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AGSC to Hold Training Session at Auto Glass Week™
The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) will hold a technician training accreditation program in West Palm Beach, Fla., in October. The course will be held on Friday, October 6, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the Palm Beach County Convention Center. The exam will follow at 2 p.m. that day.
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Tech Tips

Finding Scratches
“Sometimes, when installing glass in a vehicle with one (or more) previous installations, I notice that the previous tech primed some damaged areas, but missed some due to the presence of corrosion. I wonder how he missed such obvious scratches. Of course, the scratches are obvious to me because they are now corroded and the rust expanded, making the scratches larger and more visible.” –Bob Beranek
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Event News

Don’t Forget the AGSC Member Meeting
The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) will hold its 2017 annual member meeting on Tuesday, October 3, in West Palm Beach, Fla., from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The meeting will be held the day before Auto Glass Week™ 2017, October 4-6, kicks off. Auto Glass Week will be held at the Palm Beach County Convention Center and Hilton West Palm Beach.
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AGRSS™ Standard News

AGSC AGRSS™ Standards Committee Votes to Amend Standard with ADAS Language
The Auto Glass Safety Council’s (AGSC) AGRSS™ Standards Committee voted at its spring 2017 meeting to amend the AGRSS™ Standard with language related to Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). The committee met on May 31 in Irvine, Calif.
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Auto Glass Safety Council™
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Stafford, VA 22554
540/720-7484 (P)
540/720-5687 (F)
info@agsc.org

Certification Information
Vinny LaMarco
vlamarco@agsc.org
540/720-7484, ext. 136

Membership Information
Kathy Bimber
kbimber@agsc.org
540/720-7484 ,ext. 137

Events

October 3, 2017
AGSC Member Meeting
Palm Beach County
Convention Center
West Palm Beach, Fla.
www.agsc.org/meeting/

October 3, 2017
AGSC Insurers' CEU Forum
Palm Beach County
Convention Center
West Palm Beach, Fla.
www.agsc.org/insuranceday/

October 6, 2017
AGSC Technician Training
Palm Beach County
Convention Center
West Palm Beach, Fla.
www.agsc.org/florida

October 4-6, 2017
Auto Glass Week™
Palm Beach County Convention Center/Hilton West Palm Beach
West Palm Beach, Fla.
www.autoglassweek.com

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