Monthly Archives: February 2013

Driver Safety Among the Young and Old

  There are two age groups that have the highest likelihood of ending up in an auto body shop needing their car fixed, or worse.  It’s probably no surprise that it’s teenagers and the elderly.  Teenagers aged 16-17 are nine times more likely to crash their car versus middle-aged drivers.  The elderly aged 80 and…
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Car Crash Assistance – There’s an App For That

  Forty-five percent of U.S. adults have a smart phone.  Just look around next time your in line at Starbucks or anywhere else for that matter, oftentimes you'll see the majority of people passing the time on their phone.  With such a large audience it’s not surprising that there is an app for almost everything.…
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What is Forward Collision Mitigation

  [caption id="attachment_539" align="alignleft" width="150"] Picture from FMCSA[/caption] If you’ve heard of the new safety feature available on some cars called Forward Collision Mitigation you may wonder what it is and how effective it is.  Basically cars with this safety feature use forward looking radar to automatically brake when detecting the danger of an impending…
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