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Don’t Ignore Your Photos

We do not instinctively realize that what we see in person is not what is accurately captured in a photo just by pointing and clicking a camera.

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Documentation Equals Evidence

Building a complete & thorough repair file requires forethought, planning, and time. There's no easy solution.

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Redefining Damage Assessment

Since the mass production of the Model T. Hydraulic brakes, the automobile has seen many convenience improvements.

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Pre & Post Collision Assessment

While all the new technology is great, the collision industry is missing an important correlation between Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and structural alignment.

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Structure vs. Frame

As we provide training to collision repairers across the USA & Canada, we find there is a considerable gap in understanding how to write structural repair.

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Evolve Alongside Technology

Vehicle technology has evolved rapidly in recent years. However, our estimating skills have not kept pace with these technological advancements.

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Why Collision Photos are Important

Recent litigation proves your file documentation plays a huge role in protecting the shop, owner(s) and all personnel individually involved from facing a potential lawsuits.

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Poor Images Cost You Money

Collision Photography is not about writing estimates from photos, rather it is the skill of documenting damage, repair processes and repair quality with images.

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