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Local auto shop owner with downed inspection system feels 'betrayed'

28 days ago   |   By WCVB

Vehicle inspections are resuming at most inspection stations in Massachusetts, but some of those stations are still offline.
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‘Relief' for gas stations, repair shops after Massachusetts RMV says most vehicle inspections resume

‘Relief' for gas stations, repair shops after Massachusetts RMV says most vehicle inspections resume

28 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

Gas stations and auto-repair shops got the green light to resume vehicle inspections on Saturday, bringing relief to businesses that had been seeing red for weeks after a malware attack pumped the brakes on the program.
“It's a huge relief,” said Eli Chalhoub, a mechanic and inspector at Jack's Gas & Service in Medford. “It felt like it was never going to happen.”
Chalhoub estimates Jack's Gas lost about $4,000 in the two-and-a-half weeks they were unable to conduct inspections.
On Saturday, with customers calling and the system up and running again, Chalhoub said “we're a lot happier and...
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