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See Also

“Consumer Choice in Automobile Repair Practices,” NAMIC Issue Analysis, September 2010.

Quality Parts Coalition Ad

“The PARTS Act,” NAMIC Issue Brief.

“Aftermarket Crash Parts,” NAMIC Compliance Grid.

Consumer Choice in Auto Parts & Repairs [F/S]

Our Position


NAMIC supports state laws that allow insurance companies to inform their customers about the company’s direct repair programs (DRPs) with certified auto repair shops. NAMIC opposes efforts by state auto repair shop trade associations to seek legislation that would restrict what an insurance company can tell its customers following an automobile accident. NAMIC also supports both state and federal legislation that would allow competition in the auto parts market.

NAMIC Federal Advocacy on Consumer Choice in Auto Parts & Repairs


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The PARTS Act


How does the PARTS Act save consumers money? By ensuring they have more than one choice when it comes to repair parts. The following video shows how auto manufacturers are trying to use patent laws to get rid of the competition so they can charge more for the parts you need after a fender bender.

Rockingham Mutual CEO Neal Menefee Testifies Before Congress on PARTS Act


Neal Menefee, President and CEO of the Rockingham Group in Harrisonburg, Va., testified before a House Judiciary Subcommittee in support of the PARTS Act, H.R. 3889, and the importance of competition in the auto repair parts marketplace.

Posted: Monday, April 12, 2010 1:34:08 PM. Modified: Monday, March 03, 2014 2:05:10 PM.

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