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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

Alignment and Collision

Alignment and Collision
 

Having poor alignment can lead to a collision, and a collision can lead to poor alignment. There are many other things that can lead to both, but it’s important to understand how to identify, correct, and maintain proper alignment of your vehicle to keep it, and its passengers, safe. Sometimes, af...

Categories: Frame Measuring
Posted on Mar 14, 2017

Free Loaner Car Program

We're very excited to announce our new FREE Loaner Car program! Clarkstown International Collision is now offering a Free Loaner Car program when you leave your car for collision repairs. For full details please stop by or call us at (845) 627-3100 to learn more....

Categories: Uncategorized
Posted on Feb 23, 2017

Uninsured Motorists

Uninsured Motorists
 

How to Handle a Collision with an Uninsured Driver Ideally, and according to the law, every driver in the United States would be insured. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Unfortunately, uninsured and underinsured drivers are on the roads, and you have no way of knowing when you’ll come ...

Categories: Uninsured Motorist
Posted on Feb 9, 2017




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