The Seven Most Common Causes of Car Accidents

The Seven Most Common Causes of Car Accidents

Sometimes, car accidents are simply unavoidable. We have no choice but to drive to work regardless of the weather, and all it takes is one mistake or a momentary lapse of concentration for an accident to happen. Fortunately, though accidents are common, they don’t usually result in serious injuries, but they usually result in damage to your vehicle. We’re here to assure you that damages aren’t always expensive or difficult to fix. We specialise in…

Top Tips for Safe Driving

Top Tips for Safe Driving

Most of us own and drive a car on a regular basis, and unfortunately, accidents can happen. That’s a fact you’re already undoubtedly aware of. You also know how important it is to take safety seriously. Most accidents are minor and are more annoying than they are harmful, but the costs of repairs can still add up. At Nova Smash Repairs, we’re here to provide cost-effective car repairs for when accidents are simply unavoidable. However,…

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…

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….

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…

Listening to Music can Lead to Car Accidents

Listening to Music can Lead to Car Accidents

We all know that using a mobile phone while driving is a recipe for disaster — but not everyone knows that listening to music in the car can also cause accidents down the road. This is especially true for those who get really involved with music while driving, snapping fingers, bopping up and down in the seat and singing along. This may seem like harmless fun, but a new study says music — especially the…

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