Author Archives: Valley Collision

6 Things to Look for in a Salt Lake City Auto Body Repair Shop

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With the large number of vehicles on the road today, traffic accidents occur more and more frequently. The global automotive collision repair market value stood at a staggering $176.3 billion in 2018. That figure is expected to grow at a rate of 2.3% within the next five years.  There has been a significant rise in […]

When Is a Car Considered “Totaled”?

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It’s common to hear a car accident described as resulting in one or more “totaled” vehicles. But a car is not declared totaled just from looking at it. There is a lot that goes into the determination beyond the degree of damage to the car or how severe the accident is. An auto insurance company […]

When You Should Avoid Going Through Your Insurance for Car Repair

It’s nerve-wracking to get into an accident, and when it’s a small “fender bender,” your immediate thought is about the hassle of insurance and cost of repairs.  Standard protocol calls for working with insurance companies, but sometimes there are certain circumstances that, depending on the accident and the other person involved, may be easier to […]