In an effort to keep the collision repair community moving forward through the current challenges, Carquest Technical Institute (CTI) and Worldpac Training Institute (WTI) collaboratively developed a series of technical and management classes focused on necessary topics for navigating business operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As the U.S. strives to prevent the spread of COVID-19, most states have instituted some version of a shelter-in-place order.

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CDCR Auto Body Graduate First in State Program to Achieve I-CAR Platinum Status

Written by Victoria Antonelli

From 2012 to 2018, New Hampshire native Dan Miller, 46, served time at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).

Trying to figure out what the long-term impact of COVID-19 will be to the automotive, insurance and collision repair industries is literally impossible.

The economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is likely to be felt worldwide, and that has law enforcement bracing for almost inevitable uptick in crime, including illegal business activity.

When the news first broke about the pandemic, the leadership team at Certified Collision Group (CCG) recognized the importance of finding ways to support their network of 446 independent body shops.

CIECA on April 6 hosted a special edition of its monthly CIECAst webinar, “How Our Industry is Addressing Challenges Created by the Coronavirus.”

I was in a body shop, back in the old days when you didn’t have to stay 6 to 10 feet away from people or wear masks or keep using the word “surreal.”

ASA Colorado hosted a Facebook Live panel, “Surviving During the COVID-19 Outbreak.”

Like many businesses during this unprecedented time, National AutoBody Research is increasing communication with our collision center customers to remind them we are open for business and are here to support them every way we can.