Long Beach Auto Body Shop Helps You With New Traffic Safety Laws

Every year lawmakers come up with new rules to improve traffic safety. We see a lot of vehicles in need of auto body repair due to drivers using mobile phones while driving. Stay safe so you can avoid a visit to our collision repair center.

Hands off your phones! Motorists are no longer permitted to hold a wireless telephone or electronic wireless communications device while driving a motor vehicle. They must be mounted to the windshield and can only be used with a single swipe or tap of the finger, but not while holding it.

See the new 2017 laws here on the CHP website.

Texting while driving has lead to an increase in serious accidents caused by distracted drivers. This is more problematic with young drivers as 38% of distracted drivers in fatal accidents are in their 20s according to the NHTSA. Studies have shown that on average, five seconds is the average time your eyes are off the road while texting. At 55 mph, that’s enough to cover the length of a football field. That’s why it’s always a good idea to put the phone down and wait until you aren’t behind the wheel. It could be a matter of life and death.

We just hope you avoid an accident. No one wants to be in a collision and have to make an insurance claim...but if you do, give our friendly staff a call at 562-426-2639 and we'll help you every step of the way.


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Craftsman Collision USA provides quality collision repair services with a lifetime Warranty for the surrounding areas:

 

• Long Beach

• Naples Island

• Bixby Knolls

• California Heights

• Signal Hill

• Bellflower

• Lakewood

• Seal Beach

• Cerritos

• Carson

• Torrance

• Los Angeles

• Orange County

• Paramount

• Hawaiian Gardens

• Long Beach Airport

• San Pedro

3250 E Airport Way

Long Beach, CA 90806

Ph: 562-426-2639

Fax: 562-490-3961

longbeach@craftsmancollision.com

 

Hours:

M-F: 8:30am - 5pm

Sat: Closed (temporary)

Craftsman Collision USA is:

 

• Honda ProFirst Certified Collision Repair

• Ford Factory Certified

• GM Factory Certified

• Lincoln Factory Certified

• Chrysler Factory Certified

• Dodge Factory Certified

• Chevrolet Factory Certified

• Cadillac Factory Certified

• Buick Factory Certified

• Fiat Factory Certified

• Jeep Factory Certified

• Ram Factory Certified

• Nissan Factory Certified

• Infiniti Factory Certified

• Hyundai Factory Certified

• Kia Factory Certified

• Mazda Factory Certified

• Subaru Factory Certified

Craftsman Collision USA is a Direct Repair Facility for the following insurance companies:

• Alliance United Insurance

• Allstate 

• Ameriprise/CONNECT

• Amica Insurance

• Automobile Club of Southern 

  California® (AAA)

• Alliance United Insurance

• National General Insurance (The General)

• The Hanover Insurance Group

• Horace Mann Insurance

• Infinity Insurance

• Kemper Insurance

• The Hartford

• USAA

• Wheels Fleet Services

We work with all insurance companies including:

• American Family Insurance

• Esurance®

• Farmers Insurance

• Fred Loya Insurance

• Geico

• Liberty Mutual®

• Nationwide

• Progressive Insurance®

• Safeco Insurance

• State Farm Insurance

• Travelers Insurance 

• Wawanesa Insurance

• Zurich Insurance

• 21st Century Insurance

• And many more

California Bureau of Automotive Repairs Registration ARD 278516

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