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Safety tips and choosing the Right Auto Body Shop

Millions of people are seriously injured in motor vehicle accidents each year. Here are some helpful tips on how to avoid these accidents.

Don’t use your cell phone- Taking your eyes off the road for a few seconds can cause an accident. Text messages or phone calls can also anger or upset you which further distract you from driving.

Avoid the fast lane. Using the right or center lanes give you more escape routes when encountering a collision. Most accidents occur in the left or “fast” lane. There are also ways we can troubleshoot if our car is already faulty or defective through this we can somehow prevent even a little. Read this article for more details.

Faulty or defective vehicles

The Consumer Guarantees Act gives you quality guarantees and rights for a remedy if you bought your new or used motor vehicle from a business.
The guarantees don’t cover private sales. They also don’t cover vehicles that are not of the kind that consumers would normally buy for personal use. Read here the full article: http://www.consumeraffairs.govt.nz/for-consumers/motor-vehicles/got-a-problem/faulty-or-defective-vehicles#steps

Finding the right repair shop to take care of your car’s body or engine can be tricky. You don’t want to just head to the nearest body shop simply because it’s convenient—there are other factors to consider. Next article by Federal Trade Commission explain the basics of choosing auto repair shop and how to deal with them.

Auto Repair Basics

The best way to avoid auto repair rip-offs is to be prepared. Knowing how your vehicle works and how to identify common car problems is a good beginning. It’s also important to know how to choose a good mechanic, the kinds of questions to ask, and your consumer rights. This kind of information may help you keep a lid on mechanical mistakes.  This article is a good read and you will learn a lot visit this article: http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0211-auto-repair-basics

After searching and reading a lot of resources I have gone through this article by Philip Reed, he explains in detail how we can choose the right auto repair shop that we’ve been looking for. Yes it’s very hard to look for a good auto body shop, especially a shop that is focused in helping other people like us.

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Auto Body Shop

It’s not uncommon for estimates from different body shops to vary wildly. One shop might give you an estimate for $500 while another wants $2,000 for the work. What’s the difference? And when is it OK to choose the cheaper shop?

John Mallette, owner of Burke Auto Body & Paint, in Long Beach, California, knows better than most people how to choose a reliable shop. Mallette started working on cars when he was 12 years old and has been in the body shop business for 24 years. Here are some of his tips for choosing the right shop to work on your car — particularly when you’re the one paying the bills. Interested in reading the full post? read here the full post: http://www.edmunds.com/car-care/5-tips-for-choosing-the-right-auto-body-shop.html

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