Driving in Wet Weather

Driving in Wet Weather

Driving in wet weather can be hazardous and rain can increase the likelihood of accidents. Following a few simple guidelines will help to prevent crashes from happening which may require professional car smash repairs. Nova Smash Repairs offers comprehensive repairs for cars which have been damaged in wet-weather accidents. Our team are highly experienced and will have you safely back on the road as quickly as possible. This is a guide to driving safely in…

What Makes a Good Car Repair Shop?

What Makes a Good Car Repair Shop?

Minor car collisions happen to us all at some time in our lives, and while no one enjoys the experience, it is nice to know that there are professional people who can quickly repair the damage, allowing us to continue our daily lives without too much inconvenience. A COMPLETE SERVICE At Nova, we offer a full range of services that include a loan car facility, which is essential if the car will be off the…

What to do if you have a Car Accident

What to do if you have a Car Accident

A car accident can be shocking and upsetting, but luckily many of them are not serious. There are lots of modern safety features on newer cars to protect you from injury, so it’s often the case that the car comes out of it worse than you. However, being in an accident can be worrying, and you might not know what to do in the immediate aftermath. Here are some practical tips on what to do…

How is Paintless Dent Removal Different from Traditional Repair?

How is Paintless Dent Removal Different from Traditional Repair?

A car dent is unsightly because it makes your car look banged up and old. These dents may also detract your vehicle’s resale value. You have a choice between a paintless or a traditional form of repair to get rid of dings. PAINTLESS DENT REMOVAL VS. TRADITIONAL REPAIR When you choose a traditional form of dent repair, it fills out auto body dents using a body filler or paint, which a service provider will then…

Auto Detailing: Turning an Old Car Brand New

Auto Detailing: Turning an Old Car Brand New

A beaten up car doesn’t look good driving down the road, and for many, the simple solution to an ageing car is to simply sell it for scrap and get a new one. But if there’s sentimental value in the car, it can be difficult getting rid of it; not to mention that the new car you’re planning to get may not exactly have a reachable price. There’s a difference between a car that looks…

Car Park Dings are more Common than you Think

Car Park Dings are more Common than you Think

It is very common for cars to get dents while parked in shopping centres and, believe it or not, the driveway. Called ‘Car park dings’, the owners are almost always clueless as to who or what caused the damage. SECOND LEADING TYPES OF COLLISIONS According to the new data released in AAMI’s Crash Index, the rate of parked car dings has surpassed nose-to-tail collisions in SA and is now the second leading type of damage…

Safe Driving on Different Road Surfaces and Hazards in Australia

Safe Driving on Different Road Surfaces and Hazards in Australia

A good driver knows how to drive properly and safely on different road surfaces and environments. Road surface and performance can influence your driving and can even cause accidents and damages to your vehicle. Most major roads and highways in Australia are safe, well-maintained and meet quality standards. But in outback locations, road surfaces may vary, and external factors can cause unexpected hazards. Find out different hazardous driving situations and how you can overcome them….

Imposing Stricter Rules for Using Company Cars

Imposing Stricter Rules for Using Company Cars

Getting a car to use while on the job is always a reward for employees. Whether it is something that comes with seniority or just a basic perk that comes with the job, having a vehicle that, hopefully, comes with a gas budget is always worth looking forward to. You, as the employer or their immediate superior, are only right to expect them to take good care of the car. After all, it is company…

Driver Habits that Increase the Likelihood of Damage

Driver Habits that Increase the Likelihood of Damage

The way you drive plays a significant role in your safety and in the condition of your vehicle. Reckless driving is the most obvious reason you get into an accident or damage your car. But, certain things you do regularly may also cause dings, scratches and bumps on your automobile. DISTRACTED DRIVING This habit comes in many forms, but the most common is mobile phone use. Answering or making a call, texting or playing games…

Instances of Road Accidents in Australia Involving the Youth

Instances of Road Accidents in Australia Involving the Youth

Road accidents happen. It is either the fault of the driver or the other party, but one thing is for sure, both of them can suffer from the inconvenience of repairing the damages caused. This becomes even more challenging when the youth are involved. THE YOUNG AUSTRALIAN DRIVERS A report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) and the Roads and Traffic Authority (RTA) reveals that 45% of young Australian injury deaths and…

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