My Bathroom Scale?

As technology advances, vehicles become more and more complex. According to Brian Wayne, of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the new Chrysler Pacifica has over 200 computers built into it! At the annual NACE expo this summer, a panel of industry professionals representing...

Preventing Collisions with Cyclists

In recent years, more and more people are cycling to get around than they were in the past. Cycling accidents are almost always detrimental to the cyclist, but they’re nearly always the fault of the driver! So, how can you stay safe on the roads with cyclists? Bikes...

What’s That Smell?

While maintaining your vehicle can help to prevent major issues, even a fender bender can create or exacerbate major and minor issues. Even if you think you’ve just dented the side panel or broken a headlight in an accident, it’s a good idea to have your vehicle...

Is My Car Safe to Drive After an Accident?

Of course, the answer to this question completely depends on the specifics of the accident that your vehicle was in. However, if you have any question as to whether it is safe to drive or not, it is always a good idea to have it inspected! Your collision technician...

What Does That Mean?

A Mini-Glossary of Helpful Insurance Related Collision Repair Terms When you’re in an accident, it’s (hopefully) a rare occurrence, but that means that you’re likely to run into a few insurance related terms you aren’t accustomed to hearing. That’s why we put together...

Car Insurance Basics

The Basics of Car Insurance In the United States, most states require vehicle owners to have some kind of car insurance, but the laws regarding what kinds of car insurance you need vary from state to state. Your auto insurance company won’t sell you anything less than...

Why Won’t My Car Start?

If you’ve been in a car accident, your first concern is generally for the safety of the people involved, and then you have to figure out how much damage was done to your vehicle. When your car won’t start, there could be a hundred causes - so how do you narrow it down...

Dangers of Driving with a Cracked Windshield

Cracks and chips in a windshield can be annoying, especially if they're right in your field of view, but they can easily be forgotten if they’re not. Unfortunately, they can be more than just an inconvenience. Chips and cracks can be a major safety hazard, and in some...

How to Handle a Hit and Run

Car accidents can be stressful, painful, time consuming, and expensive when you are able to work with the other driver, but when they drive away from the scene before you get a chance to exchange information, accidents can be even more so. A hit and run accident...

What to do When You’re in an Accident

You’re on your way, and suddenly, BAM. The sound of your car making contact with another knocks you out of driving mode and a panic sets in… What now? Auto accidents aren’t fun, and they can bring about a mess of questions about what to do, dealing with insurance,...