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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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Deer Collision Driving Safety

Deer Season Can Be Dangerous for Drivers Drivers beware: deer are easily spooked during October and November. On the run from hunters and hormone-laden during mating season, deer are especially active at dawn and dusk. Four tips to avoid deer accidents: 1. Be attentive when driving! And Slow Down! 2. Use high-beam headlights when driving in deer territory to increase [...]

By | October 18th, 2013|Categories: Tip & Tidbits|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Deer Collision Driving Safety

Car Seat Safety: 10 Common Mistakes

Car seat safety isn't child's play. Understand 10 common mistakes parents make when installing and using car seats. Car seat safety is crucial for protecting your child during travel, but knowing how to safely install a car seat and buckle up your child as he or she grows can be difficult. Check out 10 common mistakes parents often make when [...]

By | September 18th, 2013|Categories: Tip & Tidbits|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Car Seat Safety: 10 Common Mistakes

Back to School Traffic Safety

Double Check Those Crosswalks Now that kids will be back on their way to school, it's time to double and triple check those intersections; just when you think it's all systems go, a late for school student will magically appear out of nowhere and dart across the street when you least anticipate it. Making, full stops at stop signs and [...]

By | August 19th, 2013|Categories: Tip & Tidbits|Comments Off on Back to School Traffic Safety

1912 Cadillac Takes Top Honors at Stan Hywet Car Show

How cool to take a Sunday spin to the ice cream shop in an antique car! That's what Rick Hudak wanted to do with his new grand daughter when he went looking for an open touring car "to have fun with". What he ended up with, after an intensive 18 month restoration, was that and more. His 1912 Cadillac this [...]

Vacation Safe Driving Tips

Before you hit the road, make sure you and your car are travel-ready, before you leave, while you're on your way, and in the event of an emergency. Vacation safe driving will make your getaway more enjoyable. [dropcap]1[/dropcap]Plan ahead. Do whatever it takes to firm up as many details of your trip as possible – before you head out on the [...]

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

10 Safe Driving Tips for a Safe July 4th

The first week of July is typically one of the busiest American travel periods of the year, as many people utilize the holiday for extended vacation trips. Fourth of July images inspire fireworks, parades, picnics and barbecues, red/white/and blue, concerts, and baseball games. What about safe driving? 10 Safety Driving Tips Ensure that your vehicle is in good working order. [...]