5-Step Guide to Handling an Accident with an Uninsured Driver

Drivers in the State of New Mexico are required to carry minimum liability insurance, but that doesn’t mean they all do. If you have the misfortune of getting into an accident with an uninsured driver, here’s what you need to do: Continue reading 5-Step Guide to Handling an Accident with an Uninsured Driver

Why, Exactly, Is Emissions Testing So Important in New Mexico?

Most cars registered in New Mexico are required to pass an emissions test every two years. It’s just one of those things that has to get done to avoid being ticketed, so most of us probably don’t stop to wonder why. But, now that we mention it, why is emissions testing so important? Continue reading Why, Exactly, Is Emissions Testing So Important in New Mexico?

Safe Driving Tips for Monsoon Season

Monsoon season is in full swing, and once it’s over, winter snowfall will be on its heels. So, there’s a lot of wet-weather driving in store for Albuquerque. If not navigated carefully, wet roads could lead you to our garage for collision repair. To keep you safe and your car undamaged, follow these driving tips: Continue reading Safe Driving Tips for Monsoon Season

How Autonomous Cars May Change How We Drive

The tragic Uber crash on March 18th that killed a pedestrian in Arizona has slowed down the testing and development of autonomous cars. But we expect that as time passes and the investigation brings to light details about where the fault for the accident lies that autonomous driving software will improve and testing will increase.
In other words, autonomous vehicles seem an inevitability. So, how will their presence on roadways affect how we drive?  Based on what we know about Albuquerque drivers, here’s what we expect to see when autonomous cars reach New Mexico roadways. Continue reading How Autonomous Cars May Change How We Drive

How to Choose the Right Collision Repair Shop in ABQ

There are more than 100 collision repair shops in Albuquerque—just Albuquerque. So, which one should you choose to restore your car to pre-accident condition?

When you know what factors to look for, the choices get whittled down to a more manageable number. And when you know what questions to ask, you can find the best collision repair shop in town (spoiler in case you’re pressed for time: it’s Quanz Auto Body…voted Best of the City, again, in 2017).

Options Management: What to Look for in a Collision Repair Shop

Yes, there are dozens and dozens of auto body shops, but from the get-go, not all of them are going to be the right choice for you. For starters, you can eliminate a number of garages based on: Continue reading How to Choose the Right Collision Repair Shop in ABQ

What Is a Safe Braking Distance?

Rear-end collisions are, probably, the most common type of auto accident in the US. Ever wonder why? Because drivers do not leave enough distance between the front of their car and the back of the car in front of them. Plain and simple.

There’s an easy way to remedy that problem and make yourself virtually incapable of causing a rear-end collision—always maintain a safe braking distance.

Factors Affecting Braking Distance

How much distance it takes to actually stop your car depends on four factors: Continue reading What Is a Safe Braking Distance?

#TeenDriverTips

Teen drivers have a bad reputation. Statistically, there are plenty of reasons why—teen drivers cause and are involved in more accidents than any other driving demographic.

But your age does not have to define your driving behavior. We have a few tips to make you a diamond in the rough—a safe teen driver.

Make “Don’t Text and Drive” a Habit

One reason teens are involved in so many accidents is because Continue reading #TeenDriverTips

Why We’ve Been Voted “Best in the City”…Again

The votes have been tallied and the announcements made, but just recently you may be noticing the new “Best of the City” award stickers on doors, maybe even celebratory specials. As you may already know, Quanz Auto Body won “Best of the City” for auto body repair in 2016…like we did in 2015 and 2014 and 2013 and 2011. What’s the secret behind our success? Our commitment to you!

We Offer the Best Product

Part of what makes us Albuquerque’s best choice for collision repair is Continue reading Why We’ve Been Voted “Best in the City”…Again

Best of the City: BEST COLLISION REPAIR SHOP in ALBUQUERQUE

Quanz Auto Body is proud and excited to announce we have been awarded the title of “Best Collision Repair Shop” for 2014 in Albuquerque, New Mexico through Albuquerque the Magazine’s “Best of the City.” We want to take this time to thank each and every one of you that voted for us. Continue reading Best of the City: BEST COLLISION REPAIR SHOP in ALBUQUERQUE