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5 Tips for Driving at Night

5 Tips for Driving at Night

Driving at night can be more dangerous than you, we all realize. Even if you’ve done it many times, drivers often let their guard down because they feel driving at night isn’t any different than driving during the day. But in fact, it’s very different. Here are some...

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Did you know that April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month? Whether you want to admit it, we all get distracted from time to time while behind the wheel. With the use of cell phones and texting, it has become increasingly bad over the last few years. Other things...

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Resources for Older Drivers in Minnesota

Resources for Older Drivers in Minnesota

Driving at any age isn’t always easy, but as you get older it’s important to stay vigilant and be aware of how you are feeling, how the road conditions are, and how your equipment (i.e. your vehicle) is operating before you get on the road. Driving is a complex task,...

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Avoiding Dents and Dings in Parking Lots

Avoiding Dents and Dings in Parking Lots

As spring starts to come forward in the Twin Cities, more and more people will be out and about. That means parking lots will be fuller and there could be potential dings and dents to your car. If you have an older car that you don’t care about, it might not concern...

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Frequently Asked Collision Repair Questions

Frequently Asked Collision Repair Questions

Oakdale Collision has been in business in Oakdale, Minnesota for a long time and we’re always happy to help our customers in whatever way they need us. One way we offer help is by answering your questions about the collision industry or collision repair while...

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A History of Seat belts

A History of Seat belts

Have you ever stopped to think about how seat belts came to be? Maybe you haven't, but as an important part of your, we wanted to dig into it. The seat belt was officially invented in the late 1800s by George Cayley. George was an English Engineer who originally...

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Car-Themed Winter Road Trip Snacks and Recipes

Car-Themed Winter Road Trip Snacks and Recipes

The engine purrs, the snow sparkles, and your road trip playlist pumps. It's winter adventure time! But before you hit the open road, fuel up your taste buds with these car-themed delights that are perfect for snacking on the go: Tire-ific Treats: Donut Holes: These...

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5 Questions to Ask Your Auto Repair Shop

5 Questions to Ask Your Auto Repair Shop

Most of us have been taught by our fathers to be weary of car repair. Because if you don’t have car knowledge, it could be costly. A way to avoid learning everything about your car, is to find an auto repair shop you can trust. Do some research before you take your...

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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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