Friday Fun: Worst roads in Ontario and digital license plates

California introduced new digital licensee plates. The plates are made by a company called Reviver Auto.

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — June 8, 2018 — In today’s Friday Fun: The worst roads in Ontario, China produces a knock-off Lambo, a distracted driving conviction for checking an Apple watch, and much, much more.   A troubling police report from Connecticut details a dark conspiracy to kill a local autobody shop […]

Friday Fun: June 1, 2018

The well-known “Homeless Jesus” statue in Hamilton.

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — June 1, 2018 — In today’s Friday Fun: Homeless Jesus saves pedestrians, Big Data benefitting insurers, the latest safety trick from Audi and much, much more.   The well-known “Homeless Jesus” statue in Hamilton is being credited with saving the life of several pedestrians. A local news report […]

Friday Fun: Oldest collision repair shop in America, interns impress Elon Musk

Two young students from Newfoundland have ended up working in a Tesla factory after making a good impression on the company’s CEO, Elon Musk.

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — May 25, 2018 — In today’s Friday Fun: Searching for the oldest collision repair shops in America, a car owner becomes super angry after insurance costs rise and two interns from Newfoundland impress Tesla’s Elon Musk.    The CBC reported that a Toronto resident, Steven Baker, was annoyed […]

Friday Fun: May 18, 2018

Two Vancouver Island men are in custody after two police vehicles were destroyed by a Dodge pickup that drove over the cars as the officers approached.

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — May 18, 2018 — In today’s Friday Fun: Black boxes become mandatory in cars in Europe, flower-based pothole activism, a weird blip in Alberta distracted driving stats and much, much more.   Two Vancouver Island men are in custody after two police vehicles were destroyed by a Dodge […]

Friday Fun: May 11, 2018

Camel crossing signs are as common in the Middle East as deer crossings here.

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — May 11, 2018 — In today’s Friday Fun: Australia’s king of collision repair, North Americans teach Saudi women to drive, the constriction in the number of vehicle models and much, much more.   An Australian newspaper this week ran a profile of Ray Malone, CEO, AMA Group. For […]

Friday Fun: May 4, 2018

Reports of stolen gas on the rise with the increase in gas prices.

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — May 4, 2018 — In today’s Friday Fun: B.C. collision repair centres fixing “drilled gas tanks” in wake of record high gas prices, an Albertan switches genders to save on insurance, and much, much more.   Toronto police arrested a driver involved in a pair of collisions recently. […]

Friday Fun: April 26, 2018

Alexi Hoeft and Alexander Hart held a Tesla-themed wedding for their nuptials.

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — April 26, 2018 — In today’s Friday Fun: A Tesla inspired wedding, food trucks taking lanes, a repair shop for the less fortunate and much, much more!   A UK police force recently picked up a clown for driving with no insurance, literally. The Cambridgeshire Constabulary recently tweeted: […]

Friday Fun: April 20, 2018

Record high collision rates reported in Ontario.

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — April 20, 2018 — In today’s Friday Fun: GTA shops are flooded with jobs in wake of ice-storm and year-end stats on 2017 collision numbers.   This past week central Canada was hit with several days of freezing rain and deluges of ice pellets. Around the greater Toronto […]

Friday Fun: April 13, 2018

A new study reveals a massive spike in premium rates for those who text and drive.

By Jeff Sanford Toronto, Ontario –- April 13, 2018 –- In today’s Friday Fun: The remarkable rise in insurance costs for drivers caught texting, Arctic collision repair and the world’s largest auto insurance scam. The lead of a Long Island newspaper story is amusing; “This car needed a repair so badly it couldn’t wait any […]

Friday Fun: April 6, 2018

Lamborghini's new SUV.

By Jeff Sanford   Toronto, Ontario — April 6, 2018 — In today’s Friday Fun: Crazy crashes and wind-damaged cars in Toronto, a Chevy dealership gets sucked into the Trump circus and a shop owner retires to roll meatballs.   A collision of six cars north of Toronto last week involved both a Lamborghini and […]