Parking Lot Vandalism

I parked my car overnight in my neighbourhood. When I returned to my car, I noticed scratches all over the driver side and damage to my front bumper. My car had been keyed and hit with a solid object (maybe with a car). I called my insurance and had a police report done. It took […]

Who Cleans A Collision Site?

The site of a vehicle collision is typically left littered with debris such as shattered glass or pieces of metal from the broken and damaged cars. Commonly, the major pieces from the collision will be taken by towing services, but have you ever wondered who cleans up the remaining debris that is left on the […]

Items To Keep In Your Car Emergency Kit

You can never be too prepared in the case of a vehicle collision.  When it comes to driving, you should always expect the unexpected, and prepare in advance to handle any emergency situation that you may encounter. There are several emergency items you may not have thought of that would be very useful during a […]

Protecting Our Roads and Drivers

I was leaving the bar with some friends after calling a cab service to take us all home. While waiting for the cab to arrive, I noticed someone from the bar was outside fumbling with their keys and struggling to unlock their car. I knew that the person had been drinking and I chose to […]

Cracked Windshield Catastrophe

My friend went on vacation and rented a car for the week. Right after leaving the rental shop he noticed a small crack at the bottom of the windshield. The car ended up working fine but when he went to return the car, the rental company charged him for the cracked windshield which he was […]

A Lucky Lesson Learned

One day last winter when I was driving home from work, I got a call on my cellphone. Without hesitation, I went to pick up my phone as I always did, thinking nothing of it. I thought that if I quickly put the call on speaker phone I wouldn’t be distracted, but I was wrong. […]

Consumer’s Guide to Collision Repair: Everything You Need to Know for A Smooth Ride

With approximately 300,000 reported cases of vehicle collisions in Canada each year, The Collision Repair Bureau is thrilled to announce the launch of the Consumer’s Guide to Collision Repair, a one-stop resource to help make the lives of vehicle collision victims as easy as possible. Statistics show that the average Canadian driver will be in […]

Driver Defeat

A few weeks ago when driving up to my cottage, I was rear-ended by a distracted driver. Thankfully no one was hurt, but the entire experience was still very overwhelming. I always thought I would be fine in the case of a collision but I found myself unprepared and uneducated on how to handle it. […]

Rainy Day Mishap

What a shocking day!! I was headed to the store to get some groceries when I spun out and totaled my car! I had forgotten my phone at home and didn’t know what to do. Thankfully some helpful bystanders saw me and decided to help out! If I had any advice to offer it would […]

Total Wipe Out

It was a very hot week in August of 2013, and it hadn’t rained for a while. I was coming around a bend that was also at the top of a hill, and as I started to drive down the hill, it began to pour rain. The road became oily and I started to hydroplane. […]