Tuesday, August 30, 2016

What is a Deductible? | Allstate Insurance

Allstate agency owner George Denger explains insurance deductibles and some things you may want to consider when choosing your deductible.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Happy Customers are Corby's Collision's Top Priority!

"Hands On" Owner / Operator, Paul Troutner, of Corby's Collision in Vacaville,  California discusses happy customers and alignments.

For more information, please visit http://corbysvacaville.com/

Thursday, August 25, 2016

2016 Midsize Pickup Challenge: Off Road

Our 2016 Midsize Pickup Challenge panel of judges had the chance to flog each of the 4x4 competitors at a private off road park just outside Ann Arbor, MI. We played in the sand, on hill climbs, over rocky trails, even playing in the mud. What we discovered surprised us.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

How to Make an Emergency Car Care Kit | Allstate Auto Safety

No one enjoys being stranded on the side of the road, but when you have a well-equipped emergency car kit packed away in the trunk, the situation can be more bearable. This emergency car kit checklist covers the basics, but also has suggestions for items you may have overlooked. Consider packing these supplies for a super vehicle emergency car kit you can bring along on a spring or summer road trip, or just your next long-distance excursion with the kids.

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Which Auto Collision Center Should I Use

Next to your home, your car is the second largest investment you will make. You spend a great deal of time choosing that right car. And then in minutes you suddenly find yourself with a car that's been damaged in an automobile accident. As a result the same common question continuously gets asked "Which auto collision center should I use"?
And it's a very good question. Vehicles aren't cheap, and with such a big investment you want to be certain that the repair is done right and since you have the right to choose who will fix your car it's time to start shopping around. What ever you do, don't let your insurance company try to bully you into using whom they want.
Different auto collision centers will have different rates, different practices, and different ways of filling out their auto repair estimate, which means you need to be alert as to how they are quoting their work. What looks like the cheapest quote may not be once you take everything into account. The auto collision center has to work with your insurance company to put things right and get you back on the road as soon as possible.
Here are just a few things to find out about. That way you can compare each of the auto collision centers on a level playing field.
What are the hours of operation and do they work with your schedule? Do they have a drop off service or a late pickup service?
Is there a guaranteed delivery date to have your car repairs completed?
Do they offer a loaner vehicle to drive while your vehicle is being repaired?
How long do they warranty their work for? Is there a lifetime guarantee and if so is it on paint?
Repairs? Labor?
What is the qualifications of the craftsman in the auto collision center?
How long has the company been in business?
What type of equipment do they have for repairs? Do they offer state of the art equipment?
Do they guarantee color match?
Do they utilize laser measuring?
Where are the centers located?
What's it going to cost?
Before you do anything, if it is at all possible it's a good idea to drop by, see the facilities, and get a quote. There are more than 35,000 auto body repair shops across the country, which can make it a bit confusing to choose. Use the tools at your disposal. The internet is an excellent resource, and having your list of questions answered can help you make the right choice.
The average auto repair takes two weeks so make sure you have made alternative arrangements with a rental car. You should also make sure you are happy with their commitment to customer satisfaction and remember you can always check with the Better Business Bureau to make sure the company has a good reputation.
Which auto collision center should you use? The choice is still yours but these tips should help you find the best facility for your repairs.

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Monday, August 15, 2016

What is Collision Coverage? | Allstate Insurance

Collision coverage may help pay to repair your vehicle if it's damaged or destroyed by another vehicle.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Under The Hood - Headlight Care

The importance of maintaining your headlight lens for safety while driving.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

2016 - 2017 Compact Sedan Comparison - Kelley Blue Book

For this year's compact car comparison test, we combined local Southern California freeway driving with twisty two-lane highways through San Diego’s North County.

Saturday, August 6, 2016

What to do in an Accident | Allstate Accident Safety Tips

Car accidents are stressful events that seem to raise dozens of questions at once: Should I call the police? Should I move my car? Is it safe to drive home? This video will guide you through the most important decisions you need to make before and after you've been in a collision.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

IIHS Red-Light-Running Crash Recreation

A 2010 Ford F-150 strikes a 2007 Chrysler Sebring at 48 mph in an IIHS demonstration crash that recreated a real-life red-light-running collision.

In the real crash, which occurred in Yuma, Ariz., in 2012, the Sebring's driver was severely injured.