Handling a Minor Accident: Next Steps

Crashed Car by ArtisticOperations via Pixabay (Public Domain CC 2.0)
Crashed Car by ArtisticOperations via Pixabay (Public Domain CC 2.0)

Not all car accidents are going to cause massive amount of damage. Not all car accidents are going to require tow trucks or emergency medical attention. Sometimes, car accidents cause minimal amounts of damage. Minor car accidents might seem like more of an inconvenience than anything else you need to learn what steps to take after an accident. Want to learn how to deal with a minor accident? Here are some minor accident tips for you to follow from us here at New Century BMW Collision in Alhambra, CA:

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Protect your Car’s Paint from the Summer Heat: Helpful Tips

"Clouds Sun Sky" by Ana_J via Pixabay (Public Domain CC 2.0)
Clouds Sun Sky” by Ana_J via Pixabay (Public Domain CC 2.0)

You’re standing in the driveway admiring your BMW. The light glistens off the chrome as you admire the reflection of the clouds on the hood. It sure does look nice. As the sun continues to shine brightly on you and your car, beads of sweat start to form on your forehead so you seek solace in the shade. But you leave your lovely car completely exposed. Just as your skin requires protection from the sun, your car also needs to be protected in order to retain its beautiful finish. Below are some simple tips for car paint maintenance to keep your BMW shining bright from us here at New Century BMW Collision Center in Alhambra, CA.

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5 Parking Tips to Avoid Dings and Dents

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Want to keep your car in excellent shape? Afraid of what might happen to it when you have to park in a parking lot? If you answered yes to either of these questions these parking tips are perfect for you. We here at New Century BMW Collision Center understand that dings and dents happen, but we hope that arming you with these tips might lessen the possibility of them. Regardless of how careful you are, they are definitely a possibility- and we can help your BMW get back on the road looking better than before! If you have a collision do not hesitate to call us, but for now, here are 5 tips to avoid dents and dings in your new car.

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How to Drive Safely Around Aggressive Drivers

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Stopped.” by Danielle Scott via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

No matter how experienced a driver you are, you are only able to control the vehicle you’re driving and that means there can be hazards created by other drivers you need to be vigilant to avoid. Nevertheless, safe driving is essential and so it’s useful to know how to react and respond to incidents created by other, sometimes aggressive, drivers. Road rage is not uncommon and can result in significant auto accidents unless you’re prepared for all eventualities.

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Why you should take your BMW to a Certified Repair Center

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“Oops.” The word slips involuntarily out of your mouth. You just backed your beautiful BMW into the garbage can sitting at the end of the drive way. When you get out to assess the damage you discover the bumper is dented and the paint is scratched. You want your BMW looking its best, so you need to consider the best place for repair. New Century BMW Collision Center strongly recommends you have your BMW repaired at a BMW Certified Collision Repair Center. Here are a few of the reasons why.

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Easy Car Care Tips for National Car Care Month

"Flower" by Cbill via Pixabay (Public Domain)
Flower” by Cbill via Pixabay (Public Domain)

April is dedicated National Car Care month, along with October. April’s focus is how to best care for you car coming out of a harsh winter, because spring is an opportune time to ensure your car is in tip top condition. Taking good care of your vehicle regularly will ensure you have a reliable car for the long term. If you’ve been house bound this winter what better time for a road trip now that the weather has warmed up a bit? But before you hit the road it is essential to ensure that all is well with your car with a thorough check-up at a reputable auto service center. You may find that you need a part replaced or repairs that need attention. At New Century BMW Collision Center, we offer quality BMW collision repairs and proudly serve the Alhambra, Pasadena, and Rosemead areas. Let us give your BMW the quality repair it deserves. For simple car care tips, read on!

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Tips on Driving in the City vs. the Country

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Driving in Southern California has its challenges. Whether you primarily drive in the country or the city, New Century BMW Collision Center in Alhambra, CA wants you to remain safe. Here are some helpful tips to help avoid collisions in both environments.

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Tips on Effectively Preparing for a Road Trip

Tips for Road Trip from New Century BMW Collision
Road Sign Road Trip” by Unsplash via Pixabay (Public Domain)

Going on a road trip is a lot of fun, and a successful road trip starts with solid preparation. It’s not just about planning your route, your stops, or your meals, however. It’s also about preparing your vehicle for the journey. Proper preparation prevents poor outcomes, and by taking the time to prep your vehicle prior to your departure, you are less likely to have a breakdown, flat tire, or anything in between. Not only will this ensure your trip goes off without a hitch, but it will also give you peace of mind as you are cruising down the highway. This also means repairing any structural or collision damage you have had from previous accidents, and we can help you here at New Century BMW Collision! But first, here are some tips on preparing for your next road trip:

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Common Causes of Car Accidents – and How to Avoid Them

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Parking lot accident” by Statefarm (via Flickr CC 2.0)


As essential as automotive transport has become to our everyday commute to work or to social and leisure activities, road collision injuries and fatalities continue to cast a heavy shadow on society. Even if a car crash does not result in serious injury or death it can cause a tremendous amount of trauma and expense to have your car repaired. If you drive a BMW and you need it repaired, New Century BMW Collision Center offers reputable collision repair in Alhambra, CA.

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Tips on How to Drive Safely at Night

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All about Boston” by Jinrui Qu via Flickr (CC 2.0)

When the sun sets and it starts to get dark, there is more potential for danger because of compromised visibility. That’s why you should take extra care when you’re driving in dark conditions and be vigilant about the extra hazards you need to keep an eye out for. Here we take a look at some ways you can ensure you’re always safe, even on the darkest night.

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