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Category Archives: Collision

Updated Car Seat Laws: What You Need To Know

The car seat laws in Pennsylvania have recently been updated and here’s what’s new: Infants under the age of two must be placed in a rear-facing restraint in the car’s back seat. After your child turns two, you can transition him/her to a forward-facing restraint provided s/he exceeds the rear-facing seat manufacturer’s height and weight […]

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CARSTAR Mechanicsburg wins Showmanship of Excellence Award!

The Fred Beans Family of Dealerships is proud to announce that our team at CARSTAR Mechanicsburg has won the Nationwide Insurance Showmanship of Excellence award for 2018! We are proud to be among the 9 shops in the country out of the 4,900 who won! The award cannot be applied for, it is through a […]

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Winter Driving Woes

Fred Beans CARSTAR repairs more vehicles each year that have been damaged by snow or ice  than in any other driving conditions. The months between October and February are some of the most dangerous months for driving. We wanted you to have the right safety information so you can stay safe on the roads this year, […]

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The Most Dangerous Time of the Year

If you’ve lived in the Northeast for any amount of time then you know that we are headed into that time of year when the deer are out and, seemingly, gunning for our cars. And, of course, they like to run out in front of our cars at dusk and dark, lessening our visibility and […]

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The Right Insurance Coverage

Oftentimes we stop reviewing our car insurance policies unless we purchase a new car, and then we really shop rates and not our policy. It’s important to consider how much coverage you have and what your policy covers in case of an accident as your needs change. Taking a look at your policy can save […]

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Navigating Black Ice Safely

Driving in the snow can be dangerous but the snow itself alerts drivers to this danger. We see it snowing and slow down, take turns carefully and even avoid driving if possible. With black ice, however, we don’t always see the ice, which is what makes it more hazardous because we aren’t alerted to the […]

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