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Post Repair Calibration - A Growing Crisis 

"ADAS systems, once used only on high-line cars, are now seen in almost every vehicle. Even the ubiquitous “every-man car,” the Honda Civic has had ADAS components for several years..." Read more.

Experts warn: 'The insurer won't pay,' 'I didn't know,' 'I didn't want to' not great defenses in collision repair fail

"'This should be a wake up call to the collision industry, Alliance of Automotive Service Providers-New Jersey Executive Director Charles Bryant said..." Read more.

CCC: Calibrations found on 1% of vehicles; wide range of charges seen

"far more late-model vehicles than 1 to 1.9 percent are equipped with technology that could require calibration after a collision, even if the sensory device itself isn’t replaced..." Read more.

John Eagle Collision Dallas Lawsuit: Can You Afford $42 Million?

"If you don’t make wise decisions for your customers and yourselves, a jury may someday be asked to make one for you..." Read More.

Find out about how liability sticks to shop with new SCRS video

"The Society of Collision Repair Specialists last month released video of a 2018 Repairer Driven Education panel on the critical topic of shop liability..." Read more. 

New Vehicle Technology and Its Effect on the Rental Car Industry

"Not all scan tools are the same and homework should be done to make sure the scan tool meets OEM requirements..." Read more.

The Liability is Growing

“'Vehicle Directs Man into Oncoming Traffic After ADAS Camera Was Not Calibrated.' The headline we’ve all been dreading. Or should have been dreading..." Read more.

Study finds Canadian body shops, appraisal firms missed 88% of required ADAS calibrations

"The results showed that the collision industry deserved an F grade 'with respect to properly repairing ADAS systems'..." Read more. 

Diagnostic Network guest column: An ADAS case study

"How are we as an industry validating that the vehicles you service with ADAS are approved to be returned to service?..." Read more.