In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Stories of the Week of July 10-14

In Case You Missed It: Top 5 Stories of the Week of July 10-14

These were the top five collision repair news stories on Autobody News this week. Scroll through to get caught up, or if you want a second read.

Top-5-collision-repair-news-storiesNew Florida Law in Effect for Out-of-State Driver's License Classes

Driver's license classes in five states have been singled out as no longer valid in Florida, in accordance with legislation that took effect July 1.

Read the full article here.

Top-5-collision-repair-news-storiesCritics Call Right to Repair Agreement ‘Thinly Veiled Attempt to Confuse Lawmakers and Drivers’

The Auto Care Association and CAR Coalition say the pact has numerous flaws that would be better addressed by the passage of the federal REPAIR Act.

Read the full article here.

Top-5-collision-repair-news-storiesState Farm Ordered to Pay $277K to TX Policyholder

A jury found State Farm had “knowingly or intentionally engaged in unfair and deceptive acts or practices” when it undervalued and then totaled a pickup truck.

Read the full article here.

Top-5-collision-repair-news-storiesNew Cars are Getting More Expensive to Fix, But Don’t Blame EVs Just Yet

While the average repair costs of an EV following an accident are indeed higher, they’re not markedly so over their ICE counterparts.

Read the full article here.

Top-5-collision-repair-news-storiesCAA Glendale/Foothill Chapter Meeting Focuses on SCRS Blend Study, Networking

More than 90 people were in attendance, representing 35 different collision centers, as well as vendors and other collision repair professionals.

Read the full article here.

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