Author Archive | Bill Enross

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Can a Minor Car Accident Cause Major Damage?

Fender benders are the most common kind of accident, and generally, they don’t cause much damage. Most of time time, it’s a good idea to go to the doctor anyway to get yourself checked out because sometimes things, like whiplash, don’t show outward signs immediately. But what about your car? Sometimes, even small things caused […]

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How to Avoid Rear End Collisions

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that nearly 30 percent of all automobile accidents in the United States is the rear end collision. That’s nearly one third of all accidents! There are many ways you can take action now to prevent a rear end collision from happening. We’ve put together a list of […]

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Avoiding Distracted Driving

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving claimed 3,477 lives in the United States during 2015, and injured 391,000 people. We’ve all heard that distracted driving is dangerous, and it can cause accidents, but we still do it! What is distracted driving? Why is it dangerous? The NHTSA defines it as […]

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The Evolution of Automobile Safety

On September 13, 1899, Henry H. Bliss became the first person to die in an automobile accident in the western hemisphere. Although he wasn’t in the vehicle at the time, his death set into motion a series of improvements to automobile safety that still continue to evolve today. These are some of the safety features […]

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Steps in the Collision Repair Process

If you haven’t been in an accident before, the process, from collision to paid and repaired vehicle, can seem confusing. We’ve put together a simple list to help un-complicate the process for you. The Accident At the accident, make sure you do the following: ● Take photos of the scene, preferably before any of the […]

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Large deep pothole in Montreal street, Canada.

Preventing Pothole Damage

After each winter, the number of potholes on the road seems to multiply. Unfortunately, the damage a pothole can do to your vehicle is potentially devastating, so it’s important to be on the lookout for potholes and learn how to minimize the damage. Believe it or not, there are several things you can do to […]

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Hogan & Van Certified Auto Body Repairs

Hogan & Van Auto Body Earns Official Certification and Prestigious Top Automaker Recognition Hogan & Van Auto Body has been officially Certified by Assured Performance, a non-profit consumer advocacy organization for maintaining the right tools, equipment, training, and facility necessary to repair the participating Automaker brand vehicles according to the manufacturer’s specifications. In achieving their […]

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Frame Measuring

There is a lot of advertising out there for new cars! You probably know more about the latest developments in the automotive industry than you think you do when it comes to consumerism. There are also a lot of changes going on deep inside new cars – all the way down to their frames. But, […]

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