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.
Building a complete & thorough repair file requires forethought, planning, and time. There's no easy solution.
Since the mass production of the Model T. Hydraulic brakes, the automobile has seen many convenience improvements.
While all the new technology is great, the collision industry is missing an important correlation between Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and structural alignment.
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.
Vehicle technology has evolved rapidly in recent years. However, our estimating skills have not kept pace with these technological advancements.
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.
Collision Photography is not about writing estimates from photos, rather it is the skill of documenting damage, repair processes and repair quality with images.