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Verified Customer Reviews From Atascadero And Paso Robles

2023-02-05T00:00:01+00:00June 6th, 2023|customer reviews|

At Davis Body Shop, we always strive to put our customers first. It is our goal to provide top quality repairs and excellent customer service, with our experts keeping you informed of the status of your vehicle every step of the way. That's why we are so grateful for the many glowing reviews we receive from our customers, including these recent comments on Google: "Because of their rave reviews, I went out of my way specifically to work with Davis when my car had damage from a sandstorm. I'm glad I did, because they more than lived up to their [...]

Maneuvering Through Work Zones

2023-02-04T23:59:52+00:00May 30th, 2023|Collision Repair, Davis Body Shop, distracted driving, safety tips, Vehicle Safety|

Maneuvering through work zones can be difficult and dangerous. Driving through these areas is not to be taken lightly. Drivers speeding and not paying attention are the main causes of work zone crashes.  What is a work zone? Work zones are wherever you see workers, flaggers and surveyors in bright yellow-green or orange vests. Work zones are also marked with orange cones or barrels, concrete barriers, traffic control devices or moving vehicles with flashers. Work zones operate day and night, anywhere you travel.  What are the risks in work zones? Nationally, one motorist, passenger or highway worker is killed in [...]

Car Tire Care – Checking Your Tire Tread

2023-02-04T23:59:42+00:00May 23rd, 2023|Car Safety|

Wondering if it's time to replace your vehicle's tires? Checking the tire tread is a great indicator of whether or not your tires are still safe to drive on. There are a variety of ways to check your tire tread, but the most common (and simplest) way to do so is with the penny test. In the United States, tire tread depth is measured in 32nds of an inch. New tires typically come with 10/32” or 11/32” tread depths, and some truck, SUV and winter tires may have deeper tread depths than other models. The U.S. Department of Transportation recommends [...]

Cool Tips To Avoid A Road Rage Encounter

2023-02-04T23:59:25+00:00May 16th, 2023|safety tips|

It is not often that we come across real road rage, yet in today’s increasingly busy world, road rage can be extremely dangerous and a driver with rage should be dealt with very carefully. The following are some tips to stay cool and on how to avoid a road rage encounter: CHECK YOURSELF. Prior to getting in the care make sure that you are not overly stressed. Stretching, taking deep breathes and making a conscious effort to relax is important. It is important that you not behave in a way that will annoy other drivers. BE RESPECTFUL.  Remember you are not [...]

5 Traffic Citations You Can Avoid

2023-02-04T23:59:06+00:00May 9th, 2023|Car Safety|

No one enjoys getting pulled over. Whether going too fast or running a red light, sometimes accidents happen and before you know it, you're stuck with a hefty ticket and fine. Sometimes, however, the reason the cops pull you over has nothing to do with your speed or careless driving, and is something that can easily be prevented. Here are 5 traffic citations you can avoid: 1. Expired Tags Getting pulled over for expired tags can catch any driver off guard. Always be aware of expiration dates and when tags need to be renewed to avoid a ticket on your windshield [...]

Exterior Car Care Tips

2023-02-04T23:57:05+00:00May 2nd, 2023|Car care|

With industry-wide improvements in overall quality, cars are far more reliable than they were even a decade ago. One way that you can affect your car’s value down the line is by keeping the exterior clean, waxed and corrosion free, ultimately repelling damaging water and pollutants. Maintaining your car’s exterior is something that we hope you’ll do intelligently and we are providing you with a few tips that will help you do that while it fosters a sense of pride and accomplishment that comes with ownership of such an investment. We also encourage you to consider the environment when washing [...]

Driving Safety Tips: Sharing The Road

2023-02-04T23:56:52+00:00April 25th, 2023|Safe Driving|

It is important to always stay keenly aware of your surroundings when driving.  Every day, we share the road with any number of vehicles and their drivers, including cars, bicycles, motorcycles, trucks, buses and pedestrians.  Here are a few tips on sharing the road to keep you, your loved-ones and others safe: PEDESTRIANS - Always be aware of pedestrians. Pedestrians include people: Walking. Using wheelchairs (including registered motorized wheelchairs). On roller-blades, skateboards, roller-skates and other wheeled recreation vehicles. BICYCLES: The vast majority of complaints from bicyclists center on either motorists failing to give them right of way, or on motorists breaking vehicle code law. [...]

INFOGRAPHIC: Vehicle Dashboard Maintenance Lights

2023-02-04T23:56:42+00:00April 18th, 2023|Car care|

You may have noticed the illuminated symbols on your dashboard when you start your car. While these lights usually go off right away and are soon forgotten, motorists should be car care aware and learn the meaning of their vehicles’ dashboard lights, says the non-profit Car Care Council. “Warning lights on the dashboard are simply that, warnings. If one of the lights stays on after you start your car, you could potentially have a problem and should have your vehicle inspected for needed repairs,” said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council. “By checking your owner’s manual and learning the [...]

Driving After Dark Safety Tips

2023-02-04T23:56:26+00:00April 11th, 2023|safety tips|

Whether you're on a long road trip or just heading out on a quick outing after work, there are many people out on the road after the sun sets, and precautions should be taken when driving after dark. Here are some tips to stay safe on the road when driving at night. Keep your vision keen. One of the biggest challenges when driving at night is how dark it can be, especially on rural roads. Make sure you have your eyes checked regularly (at least every two years) to make sure your vision is still safe for driving. Also, it [...]

Making Technology In Cars Safer And Better

2023-02-04T23:56:16+00:00April 4th, 2023|Vehicle Safety|

Making technology in cars safer and better is a boon to Google and Apple, who have both developed alliances with car manufacturers.  This is also a huge advantage to automakers. Car makers who try connectivity options on their own find their 4 to 5 year cycle for new car models makes them totally out of date with technology by the time their vehicles hit the market. By allying with mobile OS, they do not have to develop the technology in house and have the advantage of current developments by the OS provider.  Open Automotive Alliance - Google  Tech companies and auto industry [...]

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