Auto Glass Safety Council™ Insurers' Newsletter

Leading News

Harmonization of Registration and Certification Programs Continues

The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) is working toward harmonization of its Registered Member Company program and its Certified Auto Glass Technician program. “It’s a logical progression for an organization that began by accrediting companies, and four years ago expanded into a technician certification program,” says AGSC director of operations Kathy Bimber.
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Event News

AGSC to Host Insurers’ CEU Forum in San Antonio

The Auto Glass Safety Council (AGSC) will hold an Insurers’ CEU Forum for the insurance community on Wednesday, September 26, in San Antonio, Texas. The seminar provides education about auto glass safety and offers 3 CEU credits to participants.
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Membership News

Insurers Eligible to Join AGSC

The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) offers a category of membership specifically for insurers.
The membership category, “Automotive Casualty Insurance Companies,” was designed for insurers that wish to show their support for AGSC and the important area of proper auto glass installations.
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Council News

What Do All of These Logos Mean?

The Auto Glass Safety Council™ (AGSC) has a number of programs and logos that insurers may wish to become familiar with. First, there’s the AGSC Registered Member Company program and logo.
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Safety News

USDOT Releases 2016 Fatal Traffic Crash Data

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently released fatal traffic crash data for 2016. According to NHTSA data, which was collected from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, 37,461 lives were lost on U.S. roads in 2016, an increase of 5.6 percent from calendar year 2015.
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Drivers Prefer Automated Systems That Operate Smoothly, According to IIHS Report

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) researchers have been studying their co-workers as they try to understand how drivers react to vehicle features that help them with some aspects of driving. A new analysis of employee test drives looks at reactions to adaptive cruise control and active lane keeping. It suggests people are most comfortable with systems they believe make smooth, gradual movements and are wary of using the features in the most challenging driving conditions, according to the IIHS report.
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Auto Glass Safety Council
20 PGA Drive, Suite 201
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

September 25, 2018
AGSC Education
Committee Meeting
Henry B. Gonzalez
Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas
https://agsc.org/events/

September 25, 2018
AGSC Marketing
Committee Meeting
Henry B. Gonzalez
Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas
https://agsc.org/events/

September 26, 2018
AGSC AGRSS™ Standards
Committee Meeting
Henry B. Gonzalez
Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas
https://agsc.org/events/

September 26, 2018
AGSC Member Meeting
Henry B. Gonzalez
Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas
https://agsc.org/meeting/

September 26, 2018
AGSC Insurers' CEU Forum

Henry B. Gonzalez
Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas
https://agsc.org/insuranceday/

September 27-29, 2018
Auto Glass Week™
Henry B. Gonzalez
Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas
www.autoglassweek.com

September 29, 2018
AGSC Certification
Training and Exam

Henry B. Gonzalez
Convention Center
San Antonio, Texas
https://agsc.org/sanantonio/

November 9, 2018
AGSC Certification
Training and Exam

JW Marriott Indianapolis
Indianapolis, Ind.
https://agsc.org/indiana/

January 25, 2019
AGSC Certification
Training and Exam

Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center
Aurora, Colo.
https://agsc.org/colorado/

March 28, 2019
AGSC Certification
Training and Exam

Long Island Marriott
Long Island, N.Y.
https://www.agsc.org/newyork/

 

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