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5 Tips To Drive Safely In Heavy Traffic

2023-02-05T00:00:29+00:00June 27th, 2023|Car Safety|

Now that summer is here, everyone seems to have somewhere to go. Whether it's a cross-country family vacation or a day trip to the beach, people are out and about more than usual, which translates to heavier traffic on the roads. Nothing can ruin a fun summer day more quickly than getting in a car accident. Here are some tips to drive safely in heavy traffic: 1. Leave extra time and avoid rush hour, if possible. Be aware of when traffic is busiest in your area, and try to avoid traveling at those times, if at all possible. Also, always [...]

Road Trip Secrets: Traveling With Children

2023-02-05T00:00:20+00:00June 20th, 2023|Car Safety, Child safety, safety tips|

As every parent knows, traveling with children is challenging at best and tear your hair out difficult at others. It does not seem to matter if they are toddlers or teenagers, each age group causes its own set of parental anxieties. The most important aspects are to keep them safe and relatively happy with as few “Are we there yets?” as possible. When planning a trip it is important to involve them as much as feasible in the planning: Share maps Daily schedules Places you will be staying Kinds of places you will be stopping for sight-seeing Where they would [...]

Preparing Your Vehicle For A Road Trip

2023-02-05T00:00:11+00:00June 13th, 2023|Car care|

Now that we are in a state of "opening-up", you may be thinking about the possibility of a summer vacation or road trip. Before you hit the road, you should make sure your car is ready for the trip, and you’ve got all the right necessities packed in case of an emergency. Here are some tips we have for preparing your vehicle for a road trip: Check fluids and top off as needed. Check your car’s fluids including the transmission fluid, antifreeze, windshield washer fluid, oil, power steering fluid and break fluid. Top off any that are low, and keep extras [...]

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. [...]

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