• Replacement Parts: What You May See on Your Insurance Appraisal

    Replacement Parts: What You May See on Your Insurance Appraisal

    While it’s easy to understand the labor that goes into collision repair, the parts can be confusing. Is there really a difference between OEM parts and aftermarket parts? What do acronyms like “LKQ” and “A/M” mean? What happens if I modified my car? Here’s what you need to know to decipher the parts section of

  • Driving in Canada

    Driving in Canada

    Weak currency, cooler weather, and ample tourist opportunities make Canada a great place to visit this time of year. With places like Toronto and Thunder Bay within a day’s drive, it makes sense to go by car. What do you need to cross the border? Do you need additional car insurance? Are there differences in

  • Staying Safe when Driving in Fog

    Staying Safe when Driving in Fog

    Driving in fog is more dangerous than you think. Each year, the National Weather Service estimates there are 511 deaths caused by fog each year. That’s 25% higher than the rate of winter weather-related casualties. Knowing how to deal with foggy driving and when to avoid it could keep you from being involved in one

  • Everything You Need to Know About Auto Glass Repair and Replacement

    Everything You Need to Know About Auto Glass Repair and Replacement

    Whether it was broken by a hailstorm, a flying rock, or an accident, damaged glass can make your car undrivable. When can glass be repaired? Does it matter if broken glass is replaced with aftermarket parts? Here’s what you need to know about auto glass repair and replacement. What is Auto Glass? Laminated glass is

  • What to Do If You Have an Out of State Car Accident

    What to Do If You Have an Out of State Car Accident

    Whether you’re taking a vacation or you’re on a business trip, getting in a car accident while out of state can be confusing. How do you report the accident? Who is at fault? How does your insurance handle autobody repairs? Here’s what you need to know to minimize liability and make sure your car is

  • Road Trip Tips

    Road Trip Tips

    Summer road trips are as American as apple pie, but minor problems can add up, sucking the fun out of your trip. These tips will help you avoid common frustrations so you and your family can get more enjoyment out of your vacation. Avoid the Rat Race Part of the joy of taking a vacation

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