Awarded a new four-year contract to run the centralized vehicle emission testing program in Arizona as well as a new Remote Sensing vehicle emission testing pilot program.
Awarded renewal of the New Hampshire OBD and safety testing program management contract.
Awarded contract extension of Texas Parks & Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) license sales system.
Implemented “Two Steps, One Sticker” in the Texas vehicle inspection program. Bob Tefft named President.
Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) and Gordon-Darby implement a free Gas Cap Distribution Program in the Phoenix and Tucson vehicle inspection program.
Awarded renewal of Arizona vehicle emissions inspection program (VEIP) contract. Awarded renewal of Texas information management system (TIMS) contract. Implemented new license sales system for Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD).
Awarded the New Hampshire OBD and safety testing program management contract. Awarded Texas Parks & Wildlife Department’s (TPWD) license sales system contract.
Awarded contract extension for the New Hampshire OBD and safety testing program management.
Implemented an updated vehicle emissions inspection system for the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ).
Awarded U.S. Patent No. 7,469,171, Method and System for Vehicle Emissions Testing at a Kiosk Through On-Board Diagnostics Unit Inspection.
Completed on-time Texas information management system implementation. Awarded contract by Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) to design, develop and operate the new Texas information management system.
Developed and implemented a VID system that included historical data as part of an emergency procurement in Washington, DC.
Through 2005, awarded, developed and implemented a decentralized OBD and safety testing program with the state of New Hampshire. Developed and demonstrated a Gordon-Darby patented, user-friendly, tamper-resistant self-serve OBDII kiosk at the annual Mobile Sources/Clean Air Conference held in Colorado.
Developed and demonstrated an extremely fast and user-friendly vehicle information database (VID) and data warehouse system at the annual Mobile Sources/Clean Air Conference held in Colorado.
Awarded a new emissions testing contract with the state of Arizona, developed and implemented numerous updates to the program through 2002.
Worked with EPA on additional research projects for the development of alternative test cycles and OBD II-related issues. Through 2000, worked with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) on modifications to the Arizona emissions program.
Served on an EPA-organized subcommittee investigating technical issues with I/M checks of vehicle on-board diagnostic (OBD II) systems.
Installed a high-volume ASM pilot lane for the State of New Jersey less than seven weeks after project approval. Worked with EPA on additional research projects investigating preconditioning concerns in enhanced I/M testing.
Worked with EPA to collect additional Phoenix, Arizona, program data on the industry issue of inadequate preconditioning concerns with IM240 testing. Designed and implemented a fully automated, high-volume ASM pilot lane in one of our Tampa test stations.
Implemented IM240 testing for 1981 and newer vehicles in the Phoenix, Arizona, program.
Participated in the I/M technical review committee responsible for finalizing IM240 equipment specifications, quality assurance and testing procedures.
Implemented the Louisville, Kentucky, inspection system upgrade under a new contract awarded in 1992.
Designed and implemented the first fully automated, high-volume IM240 test lane in the world.
Gordon-Darby BAR90 analyzer units were certified by the Ohio EPA for sale to reinspection facilities in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Designed, implemented, and began operation of inspection programs in the Tampa and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, metropolitan areas. Designed, implemented, and began operation of Arizona’s inspection program in Phoenix and Tucson.
Designed and implemented the first BAR90-type centralized system in the nation for three counties in Indiana.
Designed, implemented, and began operation of decentralized anti-tampering system in Cleveland and Cincinnati, Ohio.
Designed and implemented the first totally automated safety and emissions inspection program in the nation for Memphis, Tennessee.
Designed, implemented and began operation of the vehicle inspection program for Louisville, Kentucky.