Georgia has seen a significant drop in traffic fatalities, crashes and insurance claims following the enactment of the state’s Hands-Free Law in July, according to officials and an article by wsav.com.
The Georgia Collision Industry Association is reminding everyone to RSVP to its next meeting taking place on Thursday, July 19, 2018 in Atlanta.
The law, which takes effect July 1, makes it illegal for motorists to hold their phones while driving.
House Bill 673, which would restrict in-vehicle wireless communications to hands-free use only, has passed the Georgia House and Senate and now is headed to Gov. Nathan Deal’s desk.
House Bill 673 would enact a hands-free driving law for Georgia and stiffen the penalties for distracted driving.
Service King announced that the company has officially opened its ninth repair center in Georgia.
With the new locations, Classic Collision now has 20 shops and nearly 600 employees.
Ford will host a complimentary collision workshop on Oct. 31 at the Ford Technical Training Center in Marietta, Ga.
The Boyd Group announced that all 63 of its collision repair centers in Florida and Georgia that closed temporarily due to Hurricane Irma have re-opened.
Howard Batchelor, longtime executive director of the Georgia Collision Industry Association, passed away on Sept. 12.
Students at Jordan Vocational High School in Columbus, Ga., winners of the Quaker State “Best in Class Challenge,” recently saw their restored 1996 Ford Mustang sell for $65,000 at the Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction in Uncasville, Conn.
With the recognition, Classic Collision is now a certified repairer for Fiat Chrysler, Ford, GM, Nissan and Hyundai vehicles.