Bumping into a curb–or a “curb check”– is a minor driving hazard that even experienced drivers have made. When it happens, most of us think little of it and continue on our way. We certainly don’t think of it as a reason to see a collision specialist. But making
After a collision or vehicle break down, one of the first decisions to make is where to have your vehicle towed. This decision is coupled with another one: how to get it there. Most driver’s first call is a tow truck. But because this can be an added expense that often requires upfront
There are many reasons why a person would need to store their vehicle for an extended period of time. Trips out of the country, military deployments, moves, and even changes of seasons can lead drivers to seek long-term storage options for their cars and trucks. One mistake that owners often make is focusing solely
A collision is something most people don’t think about until it happens. Even if the crash isn’t major, an accident can have long-lasting effects on your financial, emotional, and physical health. Doctor’s bills, increases in insurance premiums, anxiety, and expensive vehicle repairs that are the result of a collision can be overwhelming to say the
- September 5, 2017
- By admin
- In Auto body repair, Belts, Brakes, collision repair, Diagnostics, Engine, Heating, Steering, Suspension, Tires, Transmission
In 2016, auto recalls reached an all-time high at 53.2 million vehicles. This was a 7 percent increase over the previous high of 51.1 million in 2015. Specifically, over 42 million vehicles were affected by faulty airbag inflators. This marks the largest American safety recall of all time and leading to at least 16 deaths.
Many people think that the terms ‘auto body’ and ‘auto repair’ are synonymous. After all, both types of businesses deal with damaged vehicles in some capacity and have qualified technicians that can help get your ride back on the road. However, auto body and repair shops have very different specializations. Just like you wouldn’t
If you’ve owned your car for any significant amount of time, there is a good chance that it has gained some “battle scars” along the way. Small dents and paint scratches on the doors, bumpers and hood of a vehicle are common and often go unnoticed or get ignored by owners. Sometimes they are created
Driverless cars are coming to the streets and highways sooner than later. Despite the legal wrangling between Google and Uber over the technology itself, it is predicted by some that 60% of cars on the road in the next 10 years will be driverless, although no one knows for sure.
After the initial shock of getting in a collision has worn off and you’ve contacted your insurance company and now need to find a body shop to repair your vehicle, there are questions that you should ask when researching the best shops to have the work done. Like any other industry not
Let’s face it, nobody wakes up in the morning and says, “I hope I get into a fender-bender today so I can go to my auto body shop!” Ridiculous self-talk? Definitely. But could a fender-bender happen? Absolutely. The point is body shops are similar to plumbers, electricians and lawyers. Nobody really thinks about what they