Amazing Insights on Cars, Maintenance & Safety

Believe and Achieve Pep Rally at the Y

Believe and Achieve Pep Rally at the Y

On Friday,  April 11th, the Believe and Achieve Foundation held a “Pep Rally at the Y” at the Oscar Lasco YMCA Youth Program Center in West Chester, PA.    The Pep Rally was a  fun event for local children that focused on 3 things – healthy food, fun and fitness!    With the help of Grand Sport Auto Body, DJ Dan McCain and ZumbaKids instructor Aileen Bojko, the event was HUGE success.  …

10 Amazing Apps For Drivers (That Your Not Probably Not Using)

10 Amazing Apps For Drivers (That Your Not Probably Not Using)

Sick of getting stuck in traffic?  Trying to avoid the “fuzz”?  Can’t remember where you parked your car?   Well, like the cliche goes, there’s an app for that!

Most people carry their smart phones with them everywhere they go, including in their vehicles (and unfortunately, also use them while they are driving).   Smart Phones are great for a lot of things, especially helping us live our…

Bumper Repair Tips and Tricks

Bumper Repair Tips and Tricks

Dented bumpers, whether front or back, are a common sight in Chester County PA. It doesn’t matter if you inadvertently backed into a pole in the Exton Mall parking lot or a distracted driver hit you on the Route 202, anytime your vehicle sustains dents or dings in an accident it loses value. So exactly how much does your vehicle depreciate after an accident? There are a number of factors that…

Is GAP Car Insurance The Right Option For You?

Is GAP Car Insurance The Right Option For You?

When it comes to insuring your car, there are many different types of policies and options available. Choosing the right coverage protects you from financial hardship after an accident or vehicle theft, but navigating the different types of policies isn’t always easy. If you have purchased a new car, you may be wondering if guaranteed auto protection, or GAP,  coverage is the right option for…

A Must-Have for Winter: Snow Tires

A Must-Have for Winter: Snow Tires

For residents of West Chester, and Chester County in general, this winter’s weather has made the daily commute extremely dangerous.    As an auto body shop,  we have seen many car accidents and collisions this winter that could have been avoided had the owner of the vehicle installed  the proper tires for this sort of weather.  Snow Tires.    Although winter is coming to an end and warm…

Start Off The New Year With Better Driving Habits

Start Off The New Year With Better Driving Habits

It’s the New Year – 2014 – and many Chester County & Montgomery County residents are making resolutions to improve themselves. One resolution that rarely makes the list is improving driving habits. Often taken for granted, paying a little more attention when you drive can help you avoid auto body repair and insurance expenses (not to mention personal injury and even death).One little known…

Winter Auto Body Paint Maintenance Tips

Winter Auto Body Paint Maintenance Tips

Little makes a car more noticeable than it’s paint, be it a beautiful paint job that has had a recent wash and wax or a car with peeling and/or chipped paint, dings and dents that draws attention only to the glaring flaws. A good, quality auto body paint job today can be expensive and a luxury some people cannot afford. With proper vehicle maintenance, it is possible to preserve and protect your…

Tips for Safely Driving Your RV During Winter Camping Season

Tips for Safely Driving Your RV During Winter Camping Season

Although winter is not a season when most people think of going camping, RV owners know that winter can be a great time to get on the road.  Once you’ve winterized your RV, taken care of maintenance like windshield scratch repair, and packed your winter camping gear, you can have the run of camping sites and sometimes stay at them free of charge.  However, it’s important for RV owners to…

The Scoop on Freezing Fog and How to Avoid Car Collision

 

With winter approaching at full speed, many people are preparing for bad driving conditions. Many drivers forget to change their driving habits during the fog, rain, snow and ice. This leads to an increased incidence of car collision, as well as injuries and fatalities associated with car accidents. Freezing fog can be especially dangerous and poses an extreme driving hazard to thos…

9 Tips to Prepare You for Harsh Winter Driving

9 Tips to Prepare You for Harsh Winter Driving

We’ve been lucky the past few days with the mild weather, but with winter officially right around the corner, a host of bad weather driving conditions are also on the way.   Many people forget how to drive in the snow, ice and rain during the warm days of summer; however, when the first storm of the season takes place, they are brutally reminded of winter driving habits they should b…

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