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Five Key Attributes of an Automobile Inspector

Five Key Attributes of an Automobile Inspector

As a soldier, I learned the value of having attention to detail, practice and experience. Many days spent in the hot sun repeating the same actions. At the time, it seemed redundant and monotonous. However, it ultimately lead to a better understanding of what we were trying to accomplish—a perfected skill set that would put … Read More »

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High-Speed Inspection Service

High-Speed Inspection Service

When the auto inspection industry was created, time and urgency weren’t as big of a priority as they are today. The response time to deliver an inspection report to a client was counted in days, not hours. Those times have come and passed. I first started in the warranty business as an operations manager for … Read More »

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Inspection Company Roundup

Inspection Company Roundup

This month, P&A reached out to several of the nation’s leading inspection companies to find out more about what they do and how the industry works. We will continue to gather information on this topic and add more companies to our list of providers. If you would like to hear from anyone specifically, please let … Read More »

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Inspector Certification

Inspector Certification

First, a little history. In July of 2010, Don Larsen’s article “Call to Action: Inspectors Need Certification to Improve Credibility” appeared in this publication. Then, in November of 2010, L’Tonya Carr picked up on this topic and contributed “Where Have the Good Inspectors Gone and Who is Filling Their Shoes?” Between those two articles, P&A … Read More »

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The Inspection Process: More Than Just a Need for a Certification Program

The Inspection Process: More Than Just a Need for a Certification Program

The need for an Inspection Certification program has been discussed in great length over the past year in P&A Magazine, but we have really not even touched on any of the “other” areas of the inspection process and these issues (or problems) warrant just as much attention as those that the certification program may solve. … Read More »

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A Certified Inspectors Program – A Must or Bust?

A Certified Inspectors Program – A Must or Bust?

Two of P&A Magazine’s most highly read articles in 2010 discussed the idea of the necessity for a Certified Inspector’s Program. Both articles, Call to Action: Inspectors Need Certification to Improve Credibility by Don Larsen, and Where Have All the Good Inspectors Gone & Who is Filling Their Shoes? by L’Tonya Carr, provided some very … Read More »

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