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Directing Traffic

While directing traffic is best left to trained public agency personnel, at times towers find themselves in a situation where these trained personnel are not available. This is why towers commonly carry cones and flares with them. CONES: Traffic cones are best used during short-term traffic directions, specifically when traffic is already blocked, moving slowly or when there is a potential for fire hazard. Cones should be a minimum of 18” tall with reflective strips. However, more effective are the 28” cones with reflective strips, as they will be more visible from farther away. When placing cones, it is best to start by placing the first cone the furthest away from the incident you need to block and then work your way back to incident; stopping every 20’ to 25’ to place another cone. (In slower traffic conditions, the cones can be placed closer together.) FLARES: For towers to protect themselves at larger incidents or when traffic i ... read more

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Important - October 1, 2013 Required Disclosure - Notice of Exchanges

In 2014, the Health Care Reform law creates a new type of online marketplace for purchasing health insurance coverage. It is referred to as a Health Insurance Marketplace, or an Exchange. As an employer, you are required to notify your employees about the availability of coverage through the Marketplace. AASP-PA is providing the notice (links below) to help you communicate this information to your employees and meet your obligations under the new law. To remain compliant, please review the appropriate link for you and following the instructions. Also, if you are interested in having AASP-PA Benefits act as your advocate and partner in offering health insurance to your employees, or if you are already a member of the AASP-PA Benefits and have any questions, please contact them at (888) 374-4342. Notice of Exchanges Cover Letter for Members o ... read more

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Current Emissions Bills

As expected, new legislation has been introduced to make a change to the PA Emission Inspection Program. The legislation is Senate Bill 332 and House Bill 1333. AASP-PA has created an Action Plan for each bill in regards to this proposed legislation. Please take a minute to look at the plans and do your part. These plans is a vital tool for us to continue fighting against legislation that could have drastic affects to the Automotive Industry in Pennsylvania. To access the Action Plans, please follow the link. If you have any questions, please contact the office at (717)

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Welcome to AASP PA

The Alliance of Auto Service Providers of Pennsylvania is a state association supporting the automotive service providers throughout Pennsylvania. We offer a range of benefits to our members and are affiliated with the national Alliance of Automotive Service Providers (AASP)

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