Date archive: August 2015

National AutoBody Research (NABR) To Launch Nationwide Online Searchable Database of Documentation on Paid Procedures

New VRS functionality helps shops get paid for more non-included procedures Tucson, Arizona – August 21, 2015 – Today, NABR announces the coming launch of the Variable Rate System (VRS) Procedures Document Search functionality–an online, searchable library of documents, showing insurers paying for non-included procedures and operations. Integrated into the Variable Rate System (VRS), this…


The NABR is On Fire Helping the Collision Industry

National AutoBody Research (NABR) first launched the Variable Rate Survey to provide the Collision Industry with a valid method of determining a truly fair and reasonable labor rate based on such things like the location of the shop, the type of vehicle being worked on, the shop’s investment in training, certifications and equipment and much…


AASP/NJ Warns Members After Vermont Mechanic Arrested

After a Vermont automotive technician was arrested last week for manslaughter following a carelessly incomplete inspection, the Alliance of Automotive Service Providers of New Jersey sent out an urgent warning to their members. Literature distributed by AASP/NJ Executive Director Charles Bryant reminds shops that when using compromised parts in a car due to Direct Repair…