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What To Do If You Hit a Deer While Driving

What To Do If You Hit a Deer While Driving

For those in our region, hitting a deer with your car is very common throughout the year. You may not know what to do if you ever happen to find yourself in that situation. This type of accident can be quite scary and you might feel a bit frazzled, so let’s go through...

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Autumn Driving in Minnesota

Autumn Driving in Minnesota

Here we are again. It’s Autumn already. And time to think about safe driving tips during the cooler weather. With the earth turning as it does, and we edge toward winter, the daylight hours will be decreasing. And time driving in the dark will be increasing. Driving...

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Do Your Parking Habits Endanger Your Vehicle?

Do Your Parking Habits Endanger Your Vehicle?

Many of us have not thought about where we park our car. Sure, in terms of getting a closer spot to decrease the amount of walking or maybe a place in the shade on those hot sunny days, but not necessarily the thoughts of potential damage. There are some things you...

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5 Reasons to Choose a Career as an Auto Technician

5 Reasons to Choose a Career as an Auto Technician

In a world of expectations that you must go to college to have a good career, there is also the less advertised path of attending a much less expensive trade school. If you’re considering the career path to take, why not consider the world of auto technicians? If you...

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Help Your Car Beat The Summer Heat with Oakdale Collision

Help Your Car Beat The Summer Heat with Oakdale Collision

Hot times in the summer are here, and it’s that time to start your road trip vacations. As you’re packing your sunblock and beach towels, here are a few things to add to your checklist. Even if you’re not planning a summer road trip, these are great things to adhere...

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5 Ways to Avoid a Car Accident

5 Ways to Avoid a Car Accident

You’re out and about driving and you hear that dreaded sound… Crunch! Metal on metal scrunching up as you make contact with another vehicle. Everyone wants to avoid accidents. At best, they are an unpleasant occurrence, at worst, someone could end up losing their...

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Common Ways Your Car Paint Can Get Ruined

Common Ways Your Car Paint Can Get Ruined

So you’ve made an investment in the form of your own automobile, and you want to get as much as you can out of that purchase you’ve made. One of the things that can keep your car looking fresh and new, is to maintain your car’s paint and to keep it looking great as...

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Did Someone Hit Your Parked Car?

Did Someone Hit Your Parked Car?

Surprise! You’ve just noticed that someone has dented your car while you had it parked in a parking lot or on the street. Or even worse, someone hit your parked car causing more damage than just a dent. So what do you do now?  The first thing you want to do is call...

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What You Should Know About Airbags

What You Should Know About Airbags

Most cars these days have airbags installed for the safety of the driver and passengers in case of a collision. But if you’ve never experienced the deployment of an airbag, then you may not know some key things about them. So, to be up to speed on what happens when...

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