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How Do Airbags Work to Protect Passengers in Car Accidents?

How Do Airbags Work to Protect Passengers in Car Accidents?

We all do our best to avoid accidents on the road. But unfortunately, car accidents are common and can happen to anyone. One of the most important vehicle safety features in modern cars is the airbag, which deploys in the event of a collision to provide resistance and...

7 Most Common Auto Body Repairs in Portland, Oregon

7 Most Common Auto Body Repairs in Portland, Oregon

  For many, having a safe, reliable car is essential. Over 90% of American workers rely on a personal vehicle to commute to work every day, and that doesn’t even account for other travel needs such as taking kids to school, visiting friends and family, running...

How to Safely Drive in Portland, Oregon During the Winter

How to Safely Drive in Portland, Oregon During the Winter

It’s always important to drive with safety in mind. But when winter rolls around, unpredictable weather and road conditions make driving with care and caution even more important. In Portland, Oregon and the surrounding area, even veteran meteorologists have a tough...

8 Reasons Why You Should Choose an Auto Technician Career

8 Reasons Why You Should Choose an Auto Technician Career

Unless you live in the middle of a highly walkable downtown area with lots of public transit options nearby, you probably rely on a car, truck, or SUV to get you from point A to point B, and you’re certainly not alone. In fact, there are approximately 276 million...

How to File an Auto Claim After an Accident in Portland, OR

How to File an Auto Claim After an Accident in Portland, OR

Getting in a car accident is always stressful and disruptive. But it’s always a little easier when you know what steps you need to take. Whether you’ve recently been involved in a collision or you’re just looking to be prepared in the event you ever are, you’ve come...

What Causes Auto Paint to Fade and How to Fix It: A Guide

What Causes Auto Paint to Fade and How to Fix It: A Guide

  Over time, the paint on your car can begin to fade and lose its shine and vibrance. Unfortunately, even durable types of car paint can fade, chip, peel, and wear down over time due to environmental stressors. Whether your car’s paint has major or minor fading,...

Car Care 101: Tips to Maintain Your Vehicle for Years

Car Care 101: Tips to Maintain Your Vehicle for Years

Advancements in modern vehicles and their components have extended the average age of a car on the road in the United States to 12 years. While there’s no question that the make and model of your car, truck, or SUV can play a major role in how long it’s likely to...

Does Mackin’s Auto Body Take My Car Insurance

Does Mackin’s Auto Body Take My Car Insurance

No one ever wants to be involved in a car accident; in addition to the immediate impact and the need to get to safety and ensure no one is injured, the aftermath can be costly, frustrating, and time-consuming. Unfortunately, most of us will experience at least one...

7 Most Common Types of Car Accidents in Portland, OR

7 Most Common Types of Car Accidents in Portland, OR

Responsible drivers do everything they can to avoid collisions by driving safely and courteously. But accidents happen, and collisions are unfortunately not uncommon. In fact, there are an estimated 6 million car crashes in the United States annually. Metropolitan...

5 Examples of Hidden Damages Found After a Car Accident

5 Examples of Hidden Damages Found After a Car Accident

Believe it or not, rear-end collisions are the most common type of car accident, making up about one-third of all collisions. If you’ve ever been involved in a rear-end crash where someone hit your parked car, or you experienced some other type of accident, you...