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Georgia Experiences Less Vehicle Crashes After Enactment of Hands-Free Law

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

Lead-Footed, Phone-Shackled U.S. Drivers Earn a ‘C’ for Safe Driving
RSVP Now for Next Georgia Collision Repair Association Meeting

The Georgia Collision Industry Association is reminding everyone to RSVP to its next meeting taking place on Thursday, July 19, 2018 in Atlanta.

Georgia Governor Signs Hands-Free Driving Bill into Law

The law, which takes effect July 1, makes it illegal for motorists to hold their phones while driving.

Georgia House Passes Distracted-Driving Bill that Would Require Hands-Free Use of Devices

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.

Georgia Lawmakers Considering Hands-Free Cellphone Bill

House Bill 673 would enact a hands-free driving law for Georgia and stiffen the penalties for distracted driving.

Service King Opens Ninth Georgia Repair Facility

Service King announced that the company has officially opened its ninth repair center in Georgia.

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Classic Collision in Georgia Adds Two Locations

With the new locations, Classic Collision now has 20 shops and nearly 600 employees.

Ford to Host Free Collision Workshop in Georgia

Ford will host a complimentary collision workshop on Oct. 31 at the Ford Technical Training Center in Marietta, Ga.

Boyd Group: Florida, Georgia Gerber Locations Now Up and Running After Hurricane Closures

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.

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Collision Repair Industry Mourns Loss of Howard Batchelor

Howard Batchelor, longtime executive director of the Georgia Collision Industry Association, passed away on Sept. 12.

Vocational Students Have Raised $115,000 for Automotive Program by Auctioning Restored Mustang

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.

Classic Collision at Gwinnett Place Earns Assured Performance Certification

With the recognition, Classic Collision is now a certified repairer for Fiat Chrysler, Ford, GM, Nissan and Hyundai vehicles.