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Choosing a Vehicle for its Safety

Different vehicles are going to have different levels of safety. When looking for a vehicle, one of the things you need to know is how safe it is going to be for you and the passengers. Fortunately, there are resources that not only have safety ratings but also have information on what each of them mean.

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The Importance of Packing a Roadside Emergency Kit

Our team in Mechanicsburg and Mifflintown, PA know first hand the importance of packing a roadside emergency kit. We believe that it better to be safe than sorry, and we try to make sure all of our customers are properly educated on how to best handle a breakdown.

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How to Get Fido's Hair Out of Your Brand-New Ride

While the interior of that new car might have looked great on the Brenner Collision Center lot, a few days of driving around with your furry friend is all it takes to get it mucked up. Fortunately, there are a few tricks you can try yourself to clean things up.

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Debadging Your Car the Correct Way

If you want your car to stand out from the crowd in Mechanicsburg, PA, you have plenty of customization options available. One of the fastest and easiest ways to set your car apart is to remove the various plastic badges that manufacturers install on the exterior to inform other drivers of the model, trim level, or engine size of your vehicle. At Brenner Collision Center Mechanicsburg, we recommend the following procedure to remove these badges safely.

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Should You Drive on Winter Tires in Summer?

You know you need winter tires when temperatures turn frigid around town, but you might think that you can save money by driving on them all year. We're auto experts at Brenner Collision Centers, so we know better.

Winter tires are specialty products. They feature bulky tread blocks and sticky rubber for traction on ice, and their deeper channels usher away snow and slush. 

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Stay Safe While Driving in the Rain

As the rain increases during the spring and summer, wet roads can cause unsafe driving conditions. At Brenner Collision Center in Mechanicsburg and Mifflintown, we want our customers to stay safe when they are driving in the rain, so follow these tips next time you're caught in wet weather.

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Tips for Safe Driving Into Direct Sunlight

Sunrises and sunsets are two of the most scenic times to take a drive. However, they can also be two of the most dangerous due to glaring sunlight. Many drivers fail to realize the dangers of driving into direct sunlight as a potential for accidents until it too late. Here are some tips and advice that can make your drive into a glaring sun safer.

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Why it is Important to Wash Your Vehicle Regularly

Washing your car is more than just a vanity project. The experts at Brenner Collision Center want you to understand how to get the most of your automotive purchase by informing you about all of the advantages of keeping your vehicle clean. Regular cleanings of the exterior of your vehicle should be prioritized just like you would routine car maintenance.

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About Vehicle History Reports

When someone chooses to buy a previously owned vehicle, the new owner has the opportunity to see the vehicle's history report. The records include information provided by the state DMV, insurance companies and law enforcement agencies. The document offers a detailed look at events that occurred while the vehicle was owned, which may be invaluable to the new owner.

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Four-Wheel Drive: The Highs and Lows

Four-wheel drive consistently serves as a selling point for scores of vehicles. Someone who never purchased a 4WD model before may be thinking of owning one. Engaging a particular four-wheel drive mode isn't something done without careful consideration. Specific times generally call for certain 4WD.

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