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Automobile safety starts with a safe car: one that is well maintained and properly repaired, so it maneuvers responsively when you need it most, to avoid an accident. Village Auto Body is committed to providing you useful information and excellent repair services, so you can drive with confidence.

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The Hole Truth

Potholes and puddles and glare, oh my! As the seasons change, so do road conditions. While winter snow and ice generally prevail as far as challenging road conditions go, spring also presents a variety of challenges that can affect your travel. Stay safe on the road this spring by following these 8 driving tips from AARP Driver Safety: Spring showers [...]

By | March 20th, 2014|Categories: Tip & Tidbits|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Got Bumpers?

What is the purpose of bumpers? Bumpers are supposed to keep damage away from safety-related equipment such as headlights and taillights and protect vehicle parts such as hoods, fenders, and exhaust and cooling systems that are expensive to repair. When bumpers are poorly designed, these parts sustain most of the damage in parking-lot collisions and other low-speed impacts. Bills to [...]

By | February 18th, 2014|Categories: Tip & Tidbits|Tags: , |0 Comments

More Winter Driving Tips

Don't be afraid. Be prepared. The best way to avoid a traffic accident in wintry ice and snow conditions - stay home or try to stay put until snow plows and sanding crews have done their work. Give yourself extra time to get to your destination, and make sure your car is prepared. Driving safely on icy roads 1. Decrease [...]

By | January 20th, 2014|Categories: Tip & Tidbits|Tags: |Comments Off on More Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Safety

Prepare for winter conditions Car problems that are a nuisance in the summer can turn dangerous in the winter. A thorough check of the cooling, charging, braking and suspension systems is a must; don't wait until the first winter storm. Know how to recover from skids. When braking on a slippery road, it’s all too easy to “lock up” your [...]

By | December 17th, 2013|Categories: Tip & Tidbits|Tags: , |Comments Off on Winter Driving Safety

Safe Driving is No Accident

On your way to Grandma's house for the holidays? Take some tips from every day drivers who have traveled more than a million accident-free miles: United States Postal Service mail carriers. I make sure my vehicle is in complete operative condition every day,” she said. “I identify and report repair work for lights, tires, wipers and mirrors, and I then make sure that [...]

By | November 18th, 2013|Categories: Tip & Tidbits|0 Comments