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People Less Likely To Wear Seat Belts In Back Seat Putting Themselves, Front Seat Passengers At Risk

Seat belts can save lives, but a new report finds many people choose not to wear them when riding them in the back seat. A new report from the IIHS which found that while 91 percent of people always their seat belt in … Read More…

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Important Answers about Car Crash Safety

At Ultimate Auto Body, located in Bedford Hills, Mt. Vernon, Peekskill & Bronxville we always like to stay current on all of the breaking news about car safety—which is something that seems to come out every day. Driving safely is still the major reason … Read More…

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Strange Car Smells are Also Warnings

When funky aromas emerge from a vehicle, initially look under the seats for fast food bags. If the inside of the car isn’t the source of the odor, then start thinking about other parts of the vehicle and consider any mechanical troubles ahead. … Read More…

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How To Find the Right Car Seat from NHTSA

Car seats and boosters provide protection for infants and children in a crash, yet car crashes are a leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 13. That’s why it’s so important to choose and use the right car seat correctly every … Read More…

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Properly adjusted car mirrors can save your life!

We hear it all the time from upset customers in our auto body shops: “I never even saw that car in my blind spot!”   You need to be able to see where you’re going in order to get there safely. Too often … Read More…

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We help you save time- Stop by for photo inspection of your car

We perform New York State required photo inspection services. In New York, you are required to get a photo inspection of your car if you are applying for new collision and comprehensive insurance coverage or if your existing company has informed you that … Read More…

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Safety First: Safety Tips for Fall Driving

Along with beautifully colored autumn leaves, the Fall also brings changing road and weather conditions. Following our Fall Driving Safety Tips will keep you safe on the road: Watch out for leaves. Leaves often cover up painted markings on roads making it difficult to see … Read More…

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Safety First: New Features That Improve Car Safety

Every year, vehicle manufacturers research, design and develop strategies to help make vehicles better-and safer. Take a look at five new vehicle safety features to consider when you’re in the market for a new car. 1. Adaptive Headlights It can be difficult to … Read More…

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Safety First: Self-driving cars? Don’t take your hands off the wheel just yet.

We’re living in an amazing time of automotive innovation, from LED headlights to self-parking systems (where was that when I had to take my driving test?)   Ever since General Motor’s Futurama Exhibit at the 1962 World’s Fair in Queens, the “holy grail” … Read More…

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Moving Yourself? Do It The Safe Way

Sometimes it just makes sense to move furniture and belongings yourself, rather than hire a mover to do it. When carrying things on the roof of your car, there are some basics to remember. A poorly secured load can mean lost belongings, present … Read More…

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