The Minnesota Senate has voted overwhelmingly for a bill barring cellphone use while driving unless the phone is being used in a “hands-free” mode, according to an article by the StarTribune.
1Collision Network Shop Owner Jerald Stiele has acquired The Collision Center in Golden Valley, Minn., his second location and the 10th 1Collision affiliated location in Minnesota.
1Collision Network announced the addition of Pearson Auto Body in Shakopee, Minn., and Body Best Collision Center in Suisun City, Calif., to its growing collision repair network.
After toiling as a shop owner in the 1980s, Terry Koloc of Norwood Young America, Minn., realized it wasn’t for him. But Koloc decided to stay in the collision repair business – and the industry is better off for it.
The 1Collision Network announced the addition of Ed’s Collision and Glass in Maple Grove, Minn.
Justin Griego and his family have a reliable vehicle, thanks to LaMettry’s Collision – a Minneapolis/St. Paul MSO – along with State Farm, NABC’s Recycled Rides program and local vendor partners.
Bonn, recently retired from Peter’s Body Shop in St. Cloud, Minn., is only the third AASP-MN member to receive honorary membership.
With the addition of the Minnesota stores, 1Collision, an organization of independent and dealer owned and operated collision repair businesses, now operates in seven states.
Lloyd Van Raden, owner of Lloyd’s Auto Body, says DRPs encourage collision repair facility owners to take shortcuts or use inferior parts.
Outing will be held on June 14, 2016 at Keller Golf Course in Maplewood, Minn., and over 150 AASP-MN members, employees, vendors and insurance industry representatives are expected to enjoy the day of golf and socializing.
The company now operates 54 independently-owned franchises and 231 company-owned locations for a total of 285 in 22 states.