Were you recently in a collision? Are you worried about how your auto insurance company might evaluate the damages? If you’ve just incurred minor damage, such as dents or scratches, your insurance will typically fund those repairs. In more severe collisions, however, your insurance provider may declare your vehicle is completely totaled—even if it doesn’t appear to be.
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Statistically, you’re more likely to be involved in a traffic accident after dark. How much more likely? According to the National Safety Council, three times more likely. As Daylight Saving Time comes to a close, and sunlight gradually occupies fewer of our waking hours, the chances of involvement in a fender bender or more severe collision only grow. And, if you’re routinely out and about burning that midnight oil, the likelihood of experiencing an accident increases further. According to the National Safety Council, most nighttime vehicular accidents occur between the hours of midnight and 3 a.m., primarily due to substance impairment or sleep deprivation. What should you do if you’re the victim of a late-night accident? The professionals at Minnetonka Collision explain:
Any auto accident is a scary and stressful time. No matter which way you look at it, auto accidents can eat up your valuable time. Car insurance claims can become difficult and muddied, especially if another driver is at fault. Our team at Minnetonka Collision is here to help. Below are some valuable tips and suggestions to help handle insurance claims.
As the weather continues to grow more unpredictable, heavy storms continue to be a common occurrence. Storms can bring damaging winds, hail, and torrential downpours. While you should always try to have your vehicle inside during a storm, we understand this is not always possible. Below, let's examine some possible ways your car can become damaged during a storm.
A memorable road trip can turn into a nightmare quickly when you find yourself in an auto collision. Being out of town can complicate matters and leave you in uncertainty. Minnetonka Collision Center can provide some relief for you if you get in a wreck away from home. We help you get the car to our auto body shop, help you file the insurance claim, and restore your vehicle back to looking like new once again. If you’re ever out of town and need help in a collision, give us a call.
Ice storms can cause a tremendous amount of damage to your vehicle in several ways. First, it can cause sizable dents in the car upon impact if it falls from the roof or a tree. Second, during the freezing or melting process, ice can produce cracks or dings in the paint. Third, ice crystals can bang up against the car while you’re driving and penetrate the surface. In any case, bring your car to Minnetonka Collision Center for an auto body repair. Our ASE certified mechanics will give your car a thorough inspection and make the necessary repairs to fully restore the body.
When it comes to auto body repair, you should always leave the care of your car in the hands of certified professionals. Part of the process of auto care services is making an insurance claim. The question that many car owners ask is whether it’s better to process the insurance claim on their own or have our specialists to do it for them. We recommend that you allow Minnetonka to process the request for you. Here’s why:
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