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CARSTAR Cornforth Campbell North Opens in the Evergreen State

CARSTAR has announced the opening of CARSTAR Cornforth Campbell North in Puyallup, Wash.

Washington State Law Enforcement Steps up Patrols for Distracted Driving

On the road, off the phone. That’s the message from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC) as the agency announces extras patrols focused on distracted driving from April 2-14.

Gerber Collision & Glass Opens Repair Location in Tumwater, Wash.

The facility previously operated as Bernie’s Custom Paint and Collision Repair and has served the community for 43 years.

PPG Paints World’s Fastest Diesel Truck

The world’s fastest diesel truck now sports a stunning red and two-toned gray paint job achieved with PPG commercial coatings products.

Gerber Parent Boyd Group Acquires Repair Facility Near Seattle

The Boyd Group announced the acquisition of a collision repair center in Issaquah, Wash., previously operated as Gilman Auto Body.

Boyd Group spending big on scanners, welders
CARSTAR Premier Collision Yelm Opens in Washington State

The Yelm location is Matt Earsley’s second CARSTAR franchise and the 25th CARSTAR facility in Washington.

U.S. Navy Veteran, Family of Cancer Victim Receive Recycled Rides Vehicles

Service King, through its partnership with the Recycled Rides initiative, donated refurbished cars to a U.S. Navy veteran who’d been without a vehicle and a family who recently lost their 4-year-old daughter to cancer.

As Drivers Get Higher, So Does Frequency of Collision Claims: Legalized Marijuana Study

Legalizing recreational marijuana use in Colorado, Oregon and Washington has resulted in collision claim frequencies that are about 3 percent higher overall than would have been expected without legalization, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI).

Seattle Times Piece Examines Liability for Accidents Involving Self-Driving Vehicles

On the heels of Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s executive order allowing companies to use Washington roads as a testing ground for autonomous vehicles, the issue of liability is a hot topic in the state.

Insurance Commissioners Elected in Five States

North Carolina, Montana, Washington, Delaware and North Dakota all receive new commissioners charged with regulating each state’s insurance industry.

CARSTAR Expands in Washington State

CARSTAR Hi-Tech Olympia in Olympia, Wash., is the sixth full-functioning location for owner Tracey Copeland.

US Congressman Derek Kilmer Visits Service King’s Tacoma, Wash., Location

Meeting highlights Service King’s job-growth initiatives and current industry advocacy programs.