New Vehicle Technologies Double Repair Bills for Minor Collisions

New vehicle safety technology offers many safety benefits, but can cost twice as much to repair following a collision, according to new research from AAA. Even minor incidents that cause damage to this technology can add up to $3,000 in extra repair costs. “Advanced safety systems are much more common today, with many coming as …

DriveOhio: Accelerating Into the Future of Smart Mobility

When you hear the words “smart mobility,” you might imagine a scene from your favorite science fiction movie, or maybe a flying car from The Jetsons. When we think about smart mobility at DriveOhio, we’re focused on four things: improving safety, increasing reliability, providing greater access to mobility for all, and preparing our workforce for …

As Glass Gets Smarter, Windshield Repair Gets Smarter Too

Each year, our cars become more efficient and advanced, with a focus on improved performance, safety, and comfort. Flashy, tech-focused features like built-in Wi-Fi hot spots, trunks with hands-free opening capabilities, and 360-degree cameras for maximum protection tend to steal the spotlight ; yet there are other components on the market making impressive advancements each …

Super Cop

Columbus Police Officer Keith Conner is a 19-year law enforcement veteran that you’re either going to love or hate. If you’re among the throngs of motorists who drive distracted with a cell phone, Conner will be your worst nightmare. If, however, you stand with those who are sick and tired of the carnage left behind …

What to Do if You Hit a Deer (and How to Avoid It)

The white-tailed deer is a typical sight in Ohio through much of the year, especially the fall. But when you’re driving, you may wish it wasn’t so common. According to the Highway Loss Data Institute, the number of insurance claims due to animal-vehicle collisions peaks each November. Fortunately, you can take steps to keep yourself …