‘Catch em’ all’ but say no to distracted driving

The game “Pokémon Go” is one of the latest trends causing traffic-related headaches. Since the game was released in summer 2016, players of all ages have been so focused on catching rare Pokémon around the world they are willing to put their safety at risk.

10/18/2016 12:00:00 AM

Driving Safety Resources for the Whole Family

Keeping your family safe while driving comes down to two simple words: Be prepared. While cars have more safety features than ever before, drivers are still the most important factor when it comes to ensuring passenger safety. Often, safety can be boiled down to education and implementation.

10/3/2016 12:00:00 AM

How to Find and Assess a Collision Repair Shop

You were just in a vehicle collision. Police are on their way, and the insurance company wants to know if you would like your vehicle towed to a nearby shop. Now what?

8/22/2016 12:00:00 AM

Auto body repairs - Meet the ultra-light weight vehicle

With government fuel economy requirements increasing, aluminum and other lightweight materials such as ultra-high strength steel (UHSS) and high strength steel (HSS) have become more prevalent in new and redesigned vehicles. This makes the understanding of the material and techniques to repair them increasingly important for complete, safe and quality repairs. Here are a few facts about some of the latest materials found on today’s – and future – vehicles, and the repair considerations that go along with them.

8/15/2016 12:00:00 AM

Look, Listen, Test: Checking your car for proper repairs

If you ever have gotten into a car accident, you probably had several questions run through your head: “How bad is the damage?”, “How much will these repairs cost me?”, “When can I pick up my car?”

8/8/2016 12:00:00 AM

Dash sensors - Why you still need an expert decipher

These days, cars are filled with electronics and packed with sensors to both monitor how your vehicle is behaving and make your life safer and simpler. But, if you’ve been in a collision, it could be difficult to work out exactly whether you should visit a mechanic, or a collision repair professional, to identify what needs to be repaired within your vehicle.

8/1/2016 12:00:00 AM

Vehicle Technology - Collision Mitigation Technology

While some new and advanced technology in vehicles can be fun to use, collision mitigation systems are technology that is really designed to keep you safe on the road. Collision mitigation systems are supplemental, and should never replace actively paying attention at all times while driving.

7/25/2016 12:00:00 AM

Vehicle Technology - Stay Safe by Knowing Its Limits

Vehicle technology can keep you entertained, comfortable, and headed in the right direction – and it can also keep you safe. Technology such as back-up cameras, blind spot monitors and automatic emergency braking are specifically designed to help mitigate the severity of vehicle accidents.

7/11/2016 12:00:00 AM

Driver Safety: New Tips for Road Trips

For many, summer is about freedom on the open road. It's a carefree time, focused on fun, family and adventures.

What it's usually not is a time to realize that more time on the road can mean a higher risk of an accident. In the U.S. alone, there are 10 million car accidents every year.

7/7/2016 12:00:00 AM

Tips for Driving Safety

Keeping a few simple tips in mind can dramatically increase your safety by preventing collisions. Don’t be involved in one of the 10 million car accidents that happen annually.

6/27/2016 12:00:00 AM

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