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How to Handle an Out of State Road Trip Car Accident

How to Handle an Out of State Road Trip Car Accident
 

Car accidents are stressful at any time of the year, in any weather, no matter where you’re driving. But during the summer, with so many more drivers on the road, driving in unfamiliar places, an out of state car accident is much more likely! Do you know what to do when you’re in an accident [&h...

Categories: Accident Info
Posted on Aug 8, 2017

Common Collision Repair Myths

Common Collision Repair Myths
 

Hopefully, repairing your car beyond general maintenance isn’t something you have to do too often, if at all. Car accidents can be serious, dangerous, and expensive. But, if you do have to repair your vehicle following a collision, these are three common and false ideas floating around that we’d...

Categories: Collision Repair
Posted on Jul 7, 2017

How do Seat Belts Keep us Safe in a Collision?

How do Seat Belts Keep us Safe in a Collision?
 

Research from the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that seat belts save about 13,000 lives in the United States annually. The NHTSA also reports that over 2,500 lives of crash victims could have been saved if they had been wearing seat belts. Why are seat belted pas...

Categories: Safety
Posted on Jun 24, 2017

The Evolution of Automobile Safety

The Evolution of Automobile Safety
 

On September 13, 1899, Henry H. Bliss became the first person to die in an automobile accident in the western hemisphere. Although he wasn’t in the vehicle at the time, his death set into motion a series of improvements to automobile safety that still continue to evolve today. These are some of th...

Categories: Safety
Posted on Jun 6, 2017

Steps in the Collision Repair Process

Steps in the Collision Repair Process
 

If you haven't been in an accident before, the process, from collision to paid and repaired vehicle, can seem confusing. We’ve put together a simple list to help un-complicate the process for you. The Accident At the accident, make sure you do the following:   ● Take photos of the scene, pr...

Categories: Collision Repair Education
Posted on May 18, 2017

The Cost of Repainting a Vehicle after a Collision

The Cost of Repainting a Vehicle after a Collision
 

After a collision, your car may have suffered dents and scratches, among other things. When it’s been put back together and runs like new, does it look like new? At the very least, does it look (and run) like it did before the accident? If the answer is no, it may be due to the […]...

Categories: Repainting
Posted on May 9, 2017

What to do if Your Car Floods

What to do if Your Car Floods
 

Spring is here, water levels are rising, and more vehicles, pedestrians, and animals are out on the roadways, Whether you live in an area that floods often or you’re involved in an accident that lands your vehicle in a body of water, it’s important to know how to safely use your vehicle followin...

Categories: Flood Damage
Posted on Apr 26, 2017

Collision Repair Paint Terms

Collision Repair Paint Terms
 

Basecoat - The basecoat is the first layer of paint, and is usually highly pigmented, or strongly colored. A basecoat/clear is a type of paint system in which the basecoat offers the color, and gloss and durability are provided by an additional coat. Clear Coat - The clear coat is the top layer of p...

Categories: Collision Repair Education
Posted on Apr 18, 2017

Springtime Pedestrians and Cyclists

Springtime Pedestrians and Cyclists
 

Spring has arrived, the weather is getting warmer, and that means pedestrians and cyclists are coming out of hibernation and they’re on the streets and sidewalks. It may be wet, which means lower visibility and slicker roads. In order to prevent or appropriately handle pedestrian and cyclist colli...

Categories: Uncategorized
Posted on Apr 11, 2017

Collision Repair Parts Terms

Collision Repair Parts Terms
 

When you’re having your car repaired after a collision, there are bound to be a lot of auto parts related terms thrown around. We’ve put together a list to help you understand some of them that are less common outside of the collision repair world. Aftermarket Parts - Replacement parts for a veh...

Categories: Collision Repair Education
Posted on Apr 6, 2017




Clarkstown International Collision in
Nanuet NY for auto body repair.
95 Route 304 Nanuet NY 10954
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