CCAR Updates Website with More OSHA Alliance Resources
CCAR (Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair) has announced the addition of new Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Alliance content on its main website, www.ccar-greenlink.org.
CARSTAR McLaren Lake Forest and CARSTAR McLaren Irvine Open in California
Owned by husband-and-wife team James and Mary Davis, CARSTAR McLaren Lake Forest and CARSTAR McLaren Irvine are a family business.
CIECA to Offer Webinar on What Businesses Need to Know to Implement CIECA Standards
CIECA will hold its next CIECAst webinar, “Implementing CIECA Standards: Implementation Guide and Appendix C – BMS, Code Lists and Shema Components,” on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 at 11 a.m. CST.
CARSTAR Urges Customers to Stay Winter Ready
Cold weather can create some of the harshest driving conditions of the year. The months between October and February top the list for accidents, vehicle damage and injuries.
CIECA Adds Broadly as Corporate Member
The Collision Industry Electronic Commerce Association (CIECA) announced that Broadly has joined CIECA as a corporate member.
NABR Launches BillableGenie Online Searchable Database of Insurer-Paid Not-Included Procedures
National AutoBody Research (NABR) has announced the launch of its BillableGenie online service, an independent, centralized source of actual data on insurer paid not-included procedures and operations, labor rates, labor rate concessions and other manually entered estimate line items.
Tesla CEO Says Some Tesla-Owned Body Shops Completing Repairs in Less Than 24 Hours
Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that there are some Tesla-owned body shops that are completing repairs in 24 hours, and hopes to eventually get that to same-day or even less than an hour.
Mitchell Industry Trends Report: Photo-Based Estimating Seeing Exponential Growth
Mitchell data shows a tenfold increase in insurer-administrated photo-based estimating from 2016 to 2017, with a corresponding drop in staff field inspections.
Caliber Collision Opens Changing Lanes Falcon Academy for Training Soldiers in Collision Repair
Caliber Collision has announced the opening of its Changing Lanes Falcon Academy, an innovative training program designed to teach collision repair skills to soldiers at Ft. Carson in Colorado nearing completion of their military service.
Smartphone Usage Possibly Linked to On-the-Job Car Crashes: NCCI Study
The National Council on Compensation Insurance has released a new research brief examining a recent increase in the frequency and severity of workers compensation claims for motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) and discussing potential contributing factors.
Martin Senour Paints Training Schedule
Martin Senour Paints has announced its 2018 third quarter training schedule, with courses running from July 11 to September 25.
Female Auto Body Painter Finds Success With ‘Never Quit’ Attitude
When people told Kayla Boyland she wasn’t going to make it in the collision repair industry, she put her head down and kept working, eventually being named the head painter at a five-location MSO in New York.