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During the 2nd annual HD Repair Forum event held in Fort Worth, Texas, in March 2019, John Spoto, National Heavy Duty Truck Commercial Fleet manager for the 3M Company gave a fascinating presentation on the effects of a crash and how so much can happen in a very short amount of time.

Fifty years ago this month, September 1969, I took my first job in the automotive industry.

Terrance Jones didn’t have any automotive experience when he entered Washington State Penitentiary, let alone a skill or trade.

Attorney Erica Eversman is well-known in the collision repair world for her work geared at educating shops about proper documentation as well as their responsibilities to the vehicle owners whose cars they repair.

Over the past few months, Collision Advice’s Mike Anderson has been contacted by over a dozen shops regarding a computer ransom scheme where body shops’ computers and IT systems are hijacked and held for ransom.

Body shop associations and automakers increased efforts this year to get state legislation that would mandate the use of OEM repair procedures for collision repair claims.

Nick Schoolcraft, president of Phoenix Solutions Group (PSG), works with hundreds of body shops to set them up for success when it comes to both their digital and customer marketing.

I was recently over at my best friend Greg Thompson’s house and his son, Jarrett Thompson, stopped by.

C.R. (Bob) Bryant is a former combat medic for the U.S. Air Force, a collision repair lifer with a 60-year track record, and a painter with works that have appeared in premier galleries and sell for as much as $20,000.

The collision industry went through many changes during the 1970s.

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