When the time comes to choose an auto body shop to fix your car after an accident, you may face some common misconceptions about your rights and responsibilities. At McCollum Auto Body, we often hear variations of the classic post-accident, pre-insurance authorization question: Do I have the right to choose who repairs my car, or […]
If you have been involved in a car accident, you are likely trying to figure out the many details that go along with getting your vehicle fixed and back on the road. There is a longstanding idea out there that you need multiple estimates to have your insurance company pay for repairs. With this blog […]
Whether it’s a fender bender or a more serious accident, being involved in a car accident can be an unexpected stress in your life. After the accident, there are some important details that you should know about filing the accident report. Here are the must-knows for Oregon and Washington drivers. Reporting A Car Accident In […]
Day-to-day life is busy. Unfortunately, that also means your car can sometimes take a bit of a beating — both inside and out. Whether it is the pouring-down rain that ultimately leaves your vehicle caked with dirt and mud or the messes left behind by your kids or pets, your vehicle sometimes takes the brunt […]
If you’ve been in a car accident, we hope the only damage was to the vehicle. Here’s a checklist to make sure you’ve done what needs to be done.
The hot weather is here and the kids are out of school for summer vacation. Many of you are planning to enjoy a favorite American pastime, the road trip. In order to avoid the dreaded “Are we there yet?” question, road trip games be a great way to keep kids of all ages entertained on […]
While the hot summer temperatures can take their toll on us all, they can also impact the health of your automobile. Below is a helpful checklist of some simple preventative measures that can get your car ready for the road and keep it on the road! Because we all love road trips, until we end […]
We all know that this time of year in the Pacific Northwest brings lots of rain, sometimes snow and this year several days of high wind! These things all impact driving conditions, visibility on the road and make winter weather driving more challenging for all. Here at McCollum Auto Body, this time of year brings many […]