Massachusetts Question 1: Right to Repair ballot initiative will determine who can access car mechanical data

Posted Sep 26, 2020 By Steph Solis | ssolis@masslive.com For the second time in under a decade, Massachusetts voters face a question on the ballot about who can access their vehicle data. Massachusetts voters passed a ballot measure in 2012 to require automakers to let independent auto shops access diagnostic information. Those mechanics, bolstered by trade … Continue reading Massachusetts Question 1: Right to Repair ballot initiative will determine who can access car mechanical data

Why I am voting Yes on Question #1

Massachusetts was the first state to enact the “Right to Repair” measure.. 86% of the voters voted for the law.  If this present measure passes, we will be in a similar position to California, which was the first state to mandate emission standards for new cars, and Massachusetts will be the first state to mandate … Continue reading Why I am voting Yes on Question #1

Boston Globe Editorial with link to Tufts article

By Matt Stout Globe Staff,Updated October 14, 2020, 12:01 a.m. 54 Question 1 on the November Ballot seeks to expand the state’s Right to Repair law. Above, a “yes” ad (on top) and a “no” ad. A ballot question that would expand the state’s so-called Right to Repair law is unlikely to produce immediate, widescale benefits … Continue reading Boston Globe Editorial with link to Tufts article