Potholes Can Get Your Car in a Rut

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Potholes Can Get Your Car in a Rut

Here at 1stCertified Collision Center, we often get cars in our shop that have been damaged due to potholes or where collisions were ultimately caused by potholes, so it’s a serious problem here and nationwide. If you’ve ever encountered a serious pothole while driving, then you know what we’re talking about. In most cases, drivers […]

Will Hemp Cars Smoke the Competition?

When I told a friend recently that cars made of hemp were making a big comeback, he thought I was joking with him. “Do Cheech and Chong own one?” he said with a laugh. I told him that hemp cars are a reality and several carmakers are currently developing them. Here at 1stCertified Collision Center , […]

Does your Teen Know What to Do After a Car Accident?

The dreaded call from your teenage driver… “Dad, I’ve just been in a car accident.” With summer coming, there will be more teenage drivers throughout Highland. No matter how careful they are, it’s not uncommon for new, inexperienced drivers to be involved in a fender bender. Here at 1stCertified Collision, we see accidents involving teens […]

Big Trucks, Big Dangers: Here are the Facts

Every time you’re out on the roads of this country, you encounter big trucks. They mostly motor along at a reasonable rate and they look harmless sitting in the slow lane. But, they also can be dangerous if you’re in the wrong place at the wrong time. At 1stCertified Collision Center, we’re all about safety, […]

Avoiding Used Car Disasters

A wave of used cars rom buyers during the Great Depression appear to be hitting the market again. This is causing the lowering of prices and likely to spark a buying binge. But, it can be tough to spot a rebuilt wreck even when you’re watching for it, so here are some tips. At 1stCertified […]

Why are Left Hand Turns So Darn Tricky?

Left hand turns are precarious, especially when you’re trying to navigate around oncoming traffic on a busy road. If your judgment is faulty or your visibility is compromised in any way, performing a left hand turn that isn’t controlled by a traffic arrow may be extremely dangerous. Here at 1stCertified Collision Centers we know all […]

Tips for Safe Carpooling

Think carpooling is just for soccer moms driving the team to weekday practice? That’s no longer the case. Ride sharing has been on the rise in recent years and it doesn’t seem to be slowing down. Here at 1stCertified Collision Centers, we know that the future of transportation will include carpooling and car sharing, as we try […]

Why (or Why Not) to Own a Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV)

It wasn’t that long ago that there were only two viable choices when it came to powering our fleet in this country—gasoline or diesel. Sure, there were a lot of different fuels that carmakers and innovators were always experimenting with back then, but in the end those were the only two options available to American […]

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