Tips on Driving through a Construction Zone

We’ve all been there – you turn the corner on your normal drive to work and boom! a construction zone has popped up seemingly overnight. Your first inclination is to speed through it as fast as you can to not be late for work – but in doing so you’ll be putting yourself, your car and workers in harm’s way. It’s important to take special safety measures when driving through any construction zone, big or small. At Yark Collision Center in Toledo, OH, we understand how important it is to drive carefully and safely through these zones and have compiled a list of tips to help you do so.

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Four Questions to Ask When Researching an Auto Body Shop

After a collision, one of the first questions you will ask yourself is “Where should I take my car to get repaired?” With so many options available to you, making a discerning decision is key to finding the best place in terms of affordability, efficiency, and location. Picking the first place you see isn’t always the best idea – there are questions to ask and research to do to be sure that you pick a place that can handle your repair at a price you and your insurance company can agree on. Here are four questions to ask when choosing an auto body shop.

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How to Reduce Distracted Driving Accidents

The easier cars become to drive, the more likely people are to multitask while behind the wheel. Distracted-driving accidents are now among the leading cause of damage and death across the nation. Know what kind of actions classify as distractions and be aware of what the laws in your area dictate.

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Know When to Replace A Car Window

Damage to your vehicle’s glass surfaces is always an unwelcome surprise. Regardless of the cause, the results are always the same – you can repair it if you are lucky or you must replace it. Chips and cracks in your car’s windows and windshields can spread easily and cause major safety concerns. Know when it is time to replace your car’s glass and prevent a disaster.

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The Dangers of Driving with Bald or Unbalanced Tires

Not only is vehicle maintenance important to keep your car running, it’s also a safety consideration.  Keeping your tires in tip-top condition is an important aspect of vehicle maintenance that should not be skimped on if you want to be safe on the roads in all weather conditions.

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5 Dangerous Driving Habits You Should Fix To Help Prevent an Accident

When you do a lot of driving, it’s easy to take things for granted and forget that it can be a very dangerous business. We tend to pick up bad habits over the years and think we’re more capable drivers than we are sometimes and that’s when we let our guard down and accidents happen.

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Get Your Vehicle Ready with These Spring Cleaning Tips

Now that the weather is getting warm again, it is important to know the right steps to take to get your car out of that winter slump. Springtime car maintenance is essential to keeping your vehicle in top-notch condition. We’ve put together some vehicle spring cleaning tips so you can enjoy your travels near Perrysburg, OH this year.

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Undo the Winter Damage Done to Your Vehicle

If you are like most people in Ohio, winter weather did a number to your vehicle this year. Between the salt from the roads and debris, your car needs some serious attention. Thankfully, all those dents and winter driving damage can be repaired. We’ve got your springtime vehicle care needs covered.

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Get Auto Detailing Service at Yark Body Shop

When was the last time you took a deep look at your car’s interior and exterior to check on its cleanliness and condition? It could have been months ago. Even if you often wash your car, without a detailing job, which your car might need. This new year, treat your car with some love by having a full auto detailing service at Yark Body Shop.

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