At War with Nature: Fence to be erected along B.C.’s Highway 3 to mitigate wildlife collisions

Cranbrook, British Columbia — For autobody repair facilities in British Columbia’s East Kootenays, humanity and nature often find themselves at a crossroads—unfortunately, sometimes it is a literal crossroads where the human ends up in a nasty car wreck and an innocent animal is left injured. Steven Johnson, an estimator at Cranbrook, B.C.’s Rocky Mountain Collision […]

Can You Believe This?! August 19, 2022

Toronto, Ontario — This week, bear witness to an amateur music video gone horribly wrong; discover the wackiest Club Car your course has to offer; spot some chop shop work at your local Timmie’s and much, much more—all in Collision Repair mag’s Can You Believe This?!

Playing with Fire: Welding fires spark need for improved safety precautions

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island — The fire that tore through a Charlottetown, PEI repair facility in late April has since been linked to welding work that was being done at the time. What started as routine repairs in the shop’s garage quickly turned into an inferno that caused the roof of Mechanical Performance Auto Service […]

GO GO GO: Metrolinx warns of impatient drivers with shocking safety PSA

Toronto, Ontario – Sometimes, we all make difficult decisions. We reach a fork in the road; a turning point meets us. A watershed moment arises, and the decision reaches critical mass. Unfortunately, for one driver, their decision resulted in ending up in front of a moving train; the driver was literally at a crossroads in […]

Bad Bolts: Tesla recalls 2,800 Model 3s, Ys for faulty suspension bolt

Toronto, Ontario — Nearly 300 Canadian Teslas are about to be due for inspection as the OEM announced that it will be recalling more than 2,800 Model 3 and Y vehicles due to faulty front suspension bolts. The recall affects certain 2019, 2020, and 2021 Model 3s; and 2020 and 2021 Model Ys. The recall […]

A Cut Above: Firefighters compete in annual Auto-Ex competition at Standard Auto Wreckers

Scarborough, Ontario ⁠— It may have been one of October’s chilliest mornings yet, but that did nothing to dampen the vigour of Markham, Ont. and Oakville, Ont.’s firefighter crews, who competed in the annual Auto-Ex Competition at Standard Auto Wreckers last Friday, October 22.  David Gold, the owner of Standard Auto Wreckers, was generous enough […]