Don’t Wait ‘til Spring to Repair Winter Collision Damage

accidentWinter driving conditions increase the risk of car accidents. If you are involved in a crash, you may be tempted to put repairs off until spring, especially if your car is drivable and looks okay…don’t. To prevent further damage, you need to get repairs done right way. Continue reading Don’t Wait ‘til Spring to Repair Winter Collision Damage

Car Broken Down? Don’t Over-Pay for a Tow!

towingThere are few things more inconvenient than a car that won’t run. Whether the problem is mechanical or the result of a collision, a broken-down car can be a real hassle. That’s why it’s important to know about your towing options in advance – so the next time you’re stranded with a non-drivable vehicle, you won’t be stuck trying to find a reputable towing company. Continue reading Car Broken Down? Don’t Over-Pay for a Tow!

Dog is my Co-Pilot

Driving is a fun and relaxing way to spend some quality time with your pup. While you’re cruising, your dog takes in some new surroundings, smells the fresh air, sticks his head out the window, receives adoring looks by fellow motorists…AND he gets to hang out with his best friend? What a deal!  But, with that cute fur-ball in your backseat, it may be difficult to keep your full attention on the road. Because April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month, we want to share some ways to keep both you and your animals safe in the unfortunate event of an automobile accident. Continue reading Dog is my Co-Pilot

Major vs. Minor Collision Damage

In the auto body world, there is still a difference between major and minor collision damage, but you’re not likely to see it reflected in the bill any more. Today’s cars are mostly built with unibody frames, made of lighter materials and designed to absorb impact—great for safety and fuel efficiency, not so great when it comes to repair. Knowing the difference between major and minor collision damage and what it takes to repair it may help you understand your quotes and why even fender benders can cost over $1,000 to fix. Continue reading Major vs. Minor Collision Damage

Our One True Love: The Automobile

Valentine’s Day is all about love—expressing one’s undying devotion to that special someone who really “gets” them, who always revs them up. Unfortunately for most guys, that translates into an investment in chocolates, flowers, jewelry or—the ultimate sacrifice—calling her sister to find out what she really wants. Continue reading Our One True Love: The Automobile