do happen, but, as a careful consumer, there are some things
you can do which may help you to avoid or minimize injury
defensively. Be alert to weather conditions and to other motorists.
drink and drive.
adequate insurance coverage as required by Ohio law.
and understand your policy.
regular maintenance on your vehicle.
reputable local collision repair shops in your area.
What role does the Ohio Motor Vehicle Collision Repair Registration
Effective December 18, 1997, every independent collision repair
shop is required by law to be registered with the state of Ohio.
The program is administered by the Ohio Board of Motor Vehicle
Collision Repair Registration whose mission is to insure repair
shop compliance with existing statutes such as taxation, worker
benefits and minimization of pollution.
In August of 2003, auto glass, paintless dent repair and air
bag businesses were added to registration requirements.
Ohio Board of Motor Vehicle Collision Repair Registration:
as an advocate on behalf of shop owners by addressing issues
of concern to the industry
consumer awareness and education regarding the collision repair
process via literature, discussion forums and programs
and prosecutes violations of the registration law
Where can I get additional information?
For additional information, please contact us at:
Board of Motor Vehicle
77 S. High Street, 16th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215