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AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
Provides research on vehicle crashes and traffic safety.
Center for Auto Safety
"Consumers Union and Ralph Nader founded the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) in 1970 to provide consumers a voice for auto safety and quality in Washington and to help lemon owners fight back across the country. CAS has a small budget but a big impact on the auto industry."
Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA)
"GHSA represents the state and territorial highway safety offices that implement programs to address behavioral highway safety issues, including: occupant protection, impaired driving, and speeding. GHSA provides leadership and advocacy for the states and territories to improve traffic safety, influence national policy, enhance program management and promote best practices."
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
"The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses — deaths, injuries and property damage — from crashes on the nation's roads." Also includes data from the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI).
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
"NHTSA was established by the Highway Safety Act of 1970 and is dedicated to achieving the highest standards of excellence in motor vehicle and highway safety. It works daily to help prevent crashes and their attendant costs, both human and financial."
Alliance of Automotive Service Providers (AASP)
"The Alliance of Automotive Service Providers (AASP) is a national association representing the automotive service industry in the United States.
AASP was founded in 1999 by a coalition of state and regional organizations representing the industry. AASP affiliates represent over 8000 automotive aftermarket businesses in 14 states."
Automotive Maintenance Repair Association (AMRA)
"The Automotive Maintenance and Repair Association (AMRA) is a not-for-profit trade association formally organized September 1994 to represent the interests, common policies and purposes of companies engaged in providing automotive maintenance and repair services, their suppliers and related companies in the automotive industry when dealing with consumers."
Automotive Service Association (ASA)
An association of automotive service businesses. "The Automotive Service Association (ASA) advances professionalism and excellence in the automotive repair industry through education, representation and member services."
Automotive Engine Rebuilders Association (AERA)
"AERA is a network of professional engine builders, rebuilders and installers with the expertise and connections to provide you with the right answers when you need them."
iATN: International Automotive Technicians Network
"The International Automotive Technicians Network is the largest network of automotive repair professionals in the world: a group of 81,995 automotive professionals from 169 countries. iATN's mission is to promote the continued growth, success and image of the professional automotive technician by providing a forum for the exchange of knowledge and the promotion of education, professionalism, and integrity"
National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)
NATEF was founded in 1983 "to evaluate technician training programs against standards developed by the automotive industry and recommend qualifying programs for certification (accreditation) by ASE, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
"ASE promotes excellence in automotive repair and service. over 300,000 Automotive Technician and Service Professionals hold ASE Certifications. ASE Certified Technicians work in every part of the automotive service industry. We certify the automotive technician and service professionals not the auto shops."