Summer Road Trips and Accidents

What to Do When Something Goes Wrong The 4th of July is quickly approaching, which means families everywhere will be packing up and heading out to cabins, campsites, and having a great weekend celebrating. But what happens if you get in an auto accident out-of-state? We’re here to help you prepare for the worst, all…

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The Do’s and Don’t of Rental Cars

A good portion of driving-age adults have never needed to use a rental car—those who have were either on vacation or their car was in the shop. So using a rental car can be a bit of a new experience for those who’ve never done it before. If this is you, or if it’s been…

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How to Deal with Stressful Driving Situations

Did you know that there is a National Stress Awareness Month? Stress happens to the best of us, and everyone handles it in their own way. Some people de-stress by unplugging and taking a walk; those who have the time might use yoga or meditation to focus on breathing and self-awareness. Being aware of stress…

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A Little Care Makes Accidents Rare!

Daylight Saving Time and Driving Safety Does anyone really like Daylight Saving Time? Besides the fact that parents everywhere hate it for messing with their kids’ schedules (not to mention losing an hour of their own sleep!), it’s responsible for many perplexing health-related issues as well. A 2016 study found that the overall rate for stroke was…

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African American Trailblazers in Automobile Industry History

As we celebrate Black History Month in February, we wanted to recognize notable African Americans who have contributed to the advancement of the automotive industry throughout history. These individuals exemplify the resilience and innovative spirit that continues to grow and define our industry today.   C.R. Patterson Charles Rich Patterson made history by founding the…

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Teen Driving Awareness

According to the National Safety Council, half of all teens will be involved in an accident before they even graduate from high school. One of the most important things to remember if you’re a parent to a teen driver is that your involvement in their driving doesn’t end when they get their license. Keep in…

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What to Do When You Get in an Accident

Car accidents can be extremely stressful, and when you’re in the moment, it’s easy to forget what to do. Here at Adams Collision, we’re here to help you get through a tough time by outlining easy steps you can take when you get in an accident.   Check Yourself for Injuries: If you’re injured in…

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Winter-Ready-Ride Checklist

  Winter months can present many challenges for your vehicle. Before Jack Frost starts nipping at your windshield there are a few things you should do to ensure you have a well running vehicle this winter. Many of the items on this winter ready checklist can be done on your own; however, a few should…

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Halloween Driving Safety Tips

Halloween is the one night each year where people around the nation get into the spooky spirit, and kids compete to see who can get the most candy trick-or-treating. But with all those kids running around in their Halloween costumes, it’s important to remember to drive safe and be aware of your surroundings on Halloween…

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Make Your Vehicle a Tailgating Star

It’s football season! The best part about going to a football game – besides the game itself, of course – is tailgating. A group of friends, some cold drinks, hot dogs and hamburgers on a little charcoal grill. Tailgating originated in the United States as a party that takes place in the parking lot of…

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Planning Road Trips Like a Pro

The road trip is a classic American rite of passage, but planning road trips can be overwhelming. It’s hard to anticipate what you’ll need along the way – and what will slow you down. When you don’t have to pay fifty bucks to check your luggage, it’s tempting to just throw it all in the…

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Get Your Car Ready For a Road Trip

Going on a summer getaway? It’s easy to just pack up a bag and go, but don’t forget to prepare your car! Getting your car ready for a summer road trip is just as important as getting yourself ready. A smooth trip with no conflict is obviously the most desirable. Do these ten things to…

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