Posts Categorized: Car safety

How to Prepare Your Car if a Hailstorm is On the Way

Hailstorms cause quite a bit of damage every year. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration reports that hail results in about $1 billion worth of damage to crops and property on an annual basis. It’s why you should do whatever you can to protect your vehicle from hail if you can. Here are some steps you… Read more »

Where Did My Mystery Car Dent Come From?

Did you ever take a look at your vehicle and see a dent and wonder, “Where did that come from?” You’re scratching your head thinking, “I didn’t see that there before. How long has it been there? What did that?” So where do mystery dents come from, anyway? Maybe an animal did it! Even though… Read more »

Tips for Avoiding Body Damage to Your Vehicle

Your car is likely a significant investment, and you want it to stay looking new for as long as possible. Even a minor dent or ding can detract from the appearance of a vehicle, and may lower the value of the car. Here are a few tips for avoiding body damage to your car. Hailstorms… Read more »

Tips for Driving Safely if you’re Stuck in a Hailstorm

Driving during a hailstorm can be incredibly dangerous, so if you suspect that one is coming your way, you should try to stay off the road at all costs. However, if you get stuck in a hailstorm while driving, there are steps you can take to prevent hail from doing too much damage to you… Read more »

Bend but Not Break: Why Metal Dents

Have you ever wondered why a car is made out of metal instead of ceramic or even plastic? Obviously, if we had cars made out of ceramic or plastic, they would not hold up very well in accidents. Just imagine a car on the side of the road, lying in shattered pieces like a dropped… Read more »

Driving in Hail – Tips for Navigating the Road

Hailstorms are a fact of life in many areas, especially in the Upper Midwest states. These storms are responsible for considerable damage to vehicles, buildings and crops each year, as well as injuries to people and animals. While hailstorms may cause a lot of damage to your parked vehicle, they are especially dangerous if they… Read more »

Wet Leaves: More Dangerous than Ice?

It’s true that during the fall season, there are few things more beautiful to look at than the leaves. The different colors they change into are really a sight to behold, but despite the great looks of autumn leaves, they can pose a serious threat to us out on the road. As fall rolls on,… Read more »

Defensive Parking: Five Ways to Protect Against Dents

It can be very frustrating when you park your car in a public place and come back to find new dents in it. If you’re out, there are a few steps you can take to help protect yourself and your vehicle from those unwanted dings and blemishes. Check out five great tips below! Park Away… Read more »