Maryland Passes New Calibration Law

Maryland Passes New Calibration Law

S.B. 793 establishes consumer protections related to the repair or replacement of glass on ADAS-equipped vehicles.

The Maryland state legislature recently passed S.B. 793, a bill establishing consumer protections related to the repair or replacement of glass on motor vehicles equipped with an advanced driver-assistance system (ADAS).

The bill states that before repairing or replacing motor vehicle glass, if the vehicle is equipped with ADAS, a motor vehicle safety glass facility (someone who repairs or replaces vehicle glass and provides recalibration of ADAS) shall:

  • Inform the customer if the recalibration of an ADAS system is required;
  • Provide the customer a written statement that the work to be performed on the vehicle will meet or exceed OEM specifications.

The law will take effect Oct. 1, 2023.

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