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2022 Vehicle Collision Safety Ratings

2022 Vehicle Collision Safety Ratings: Introducing the Safest Rides on the Market

Car buyers listen up!  Before you start configuring your next dream ride, ask yourself: where does it line up in the 2022 vehicle collision safety ratings? We know, we know. Model, trim level, and paint colour are way sexier details than a crash rating. Even so, the colour of your ...
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How To Choose The Best Auto Body Shop For Your Repairs

In the event of a collision, no matter how small, the experience can bring a lot of stress along with it. In more serious cases your vehicle may become a total write off, which means the cost to replace it is more than the value of the car. But in ...
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maintaining a fresh paint job

Fresh Paint Job: 6 Tips for Maintaining the Shine

Have you recently given your vehicle a new paint job? If so, you're probably wanting to maintain that beautiful shine. Whether your vehicle is new, or only the paint is, you want to keep that colour looking great. Chances are, you take the time to clean the interior of your ...
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good auto body shop

10 Tips for Finding a Good Auto Body Shop

  Have you recently been involved in a car accident? Are you searching for a good auto body shop? If so, one of the first things you likely noticed was the significantly different estimates you have received from different shops. You may hear $500 from one, while another auto body ...
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what to expect when you need collision repair

What To Expect When You Drop Your Car Off For Collision Repair

Every year, more than 150,000 car accidents take place in Canada. And while many of these accidents are little more than fender-benders that don't require extensive repairs later, there are many Canadians who are forced to take their vehicles in for collision repair on an annual basis. We can explain ...
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auto body repair estimate

How to Get an Accurate Auto Body Repair Estimate

Given that 66% of car owners don't know whether their auto body shop repair is accurate, getting a repair estimate is important. Even if you've known your auto repair shop for years, getting an accurate auto body repair estimate can help you budget. If you're only thinking about parts and ...
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See the World Clearly With A Repaired Windshield

Albertans know the feeling quite well. You’re driving down the highway when out of nowhere, it sounds like someone has fired a gun at your car! No need to worry, though, it’s just a rock that took a chip out of your windshield. As the car owner, you now have ...
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10 Tips to Get Your Vehicle Ready for Spring

10 Tips to Get Your Vehicle Ready for Spring Believe it or not, spring has finally arrived in Alberta. That means more daylight, dry roads, summer adventures -- and time to wash the winter from your vehicle. Here's a few tips about the little details like tire changes and windshield ...
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JD Collision is part of the Collision Solutions Network

JD Collision is now part of the Collision Solutions Network

JD Collision is proud to announce that we are now part of the Collision Solutions Network (CSN)- Canada's largest network of independent body shops. Being part of CSN means that JD Collision has been recognised as having service, quality, and facilities good enough to be the autobody shop of choice ...
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Car accident insurance guide Alberta

Alberta Insurance Guide: Understanding Auto Insurance & Selecting an Alberta Auto Body Shop After an Accident

It can be unnerving when you’re involved in a vehicle collision. During a distressing time, it can be difficult to maintain your cool and remember what to do. Try not to worry, and remember; we have your back. We’ve put together a quick insurance reference guide to have on hand should ...
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Alberta’s Best Road Trips: 10 Scenic Drives To Take Your Ride On This Summer

Summer is almost here! Time to hit the highway to enjoy Alberta’s best road trips.  From moon-like dessert landscapes to sprawling canola-filled fields to mountain-flanked highways that seem to reach ...
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Alberta’s Best Road Trips

Top 8 Car Tech Trends for 2022

Car tech trends in 2022 are like other technological trends: they seem to change faster than we can go from 0 to 60.  We’ve been covering automotive trends over the ...
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Top 8 Car Tech Trends for 2022

A 2022 Car Buying Guide: Advice On Whether To Buy or Sell This Year

Our 2022 JD Collision Car Buying Guide promises to give you the confidence to navigate the current automotive market and make the right car buying decision for you and your ...
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BUY OR SELL IN 2022? OUR CAR BUYING GUIDE OFFERS 7 THINGS TO CONSIDER

The Future Of The Auto Industry In 2022

What does the future hold for the auto industry in 2022? The auto industry was thrown into chaos in 2021. From semiconductor chip shortages to soaring car prices, empty dealerships ...
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Winter Car Care Tips: 6 Ways to Protect Your Car’s Exterior In The Cold

As the mercury plummets and vehicle maintenance becomes more difficult, it’s important to keep winter car care tips in mind.  Don’t leave your ride out in the cold this winter. ...
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What to Do If Your Car Has Water Damage: A Comprehensive Guide

Have you ever wondered what to do if your car has water damage? We hope not, but if you have, or if you’re in that sticky situation right now, this ...
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2021 Vehicle Collision Safety Ratings: The Winners

No doubt you've heard car advertisements on the radio or television talking about vehicle collision safety ratings.  Crash-test data is mentioned along with the ratings—what does it mean for the ...
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Deer Collisions in the Lakeland: Prevention And What To Do If It Happens

Deer collisions - something Albertans are all too familiar with.  It’s a moment all of us dread; you’re driving down the road, chatting with a friend, or thinking about work, ...
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Hail and The Damage It Can Do To Your Car

Hailstorms in Canada Well, let’s just say car hail damage can get pretty bad in Alberta. Extreme weather conditions in Canada have been giving “severe weather” warnings an entirely new ...
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How To Detail Your Car Like A Pro: The Ultimate Guide

Spring is just around the corner (it’s about time), and it’s almost time to detail your car to get rid of that winter grime. Even with consistent exterior washes, it’s ...
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How to detail your car like a pro

Pothole Damage: The Ultimate & Only Guide You’ll Need

We can’t speak for other towns or cities, but we do know that our beloved Cold Lake and Bonnyville are notorious for pothole damage come springtime. Most of the people ...
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The ultimate guide to pothole damage

Car Maintenance by The Mile…Or Km

Every vehicle manufacturer has a car maintenance schedule that they recommend you follow to keep your car running in tip-top shape. While these car maintenance schedules may vary based on ...
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Car Mileage
Alberta’s Best Road Trips

Alberta’s Best Road Trips: 10 Scenic Drives To Take Your Ride On This Summer

Summer is almost here! Time to hit the highway to enjoy Alberta’s best road trips.  From moon-like dessert landscapes to sprawling canola-filled fields to mountain-flanked highways that seem to reach ...
READ MORE
Top 8 Car Tech Trends for 2022

Top 8 Car Tech Trends for 2022

Car tech trends in 2022 are like other technological trends: they seem to change faster than we can go from 0 to 60.  We’ve been covering automotive trends over the ...
READ MORE
BUY OR SELL IN 2022? OUR CAR BUYING GUIDE OFFERS 7 THINGS TO CONSIDER

A 2022 Car Buying Guide: Advice On Whether To Buy or Sell This Year

Our 2022 JD Collision Car Buying Guide promises to give you the confidence to navigate the current automotive market and make the right car buying decision for you and your ...
READ MORE

The Future Of The Auto Industry In 2022

What does the future hold for the auto industry in 2022? The auto industry was thrown into chaos in 2021. From semiconductor chip shortages to soaring car prices, empty dealerships ...
READ MORE

Winter Car Care Tips: 6 Ways to Protect Your Car’s Exterior In The Cold

As the mercury plummets and vehicle maintenance becomes more difficult, it’s important to keep winter car care tips in mind.  Don’t leave your ride out in the cold this winter. ...
READ MORE

What to Do If Your Car Has Water Damage: A Comprehensive Guide

Have you ever wondered what to do if your car has water damage? We hope not, but if you have, or if you’re in that sticky situation right now, this ...
READ MORE

2021 Vehicle Collision Safety Ratings: The Winners

No doubt you've heard car advertisements on the radio or television talking about vehicle collision safety ratings.  Crash-test data is mentioned along with the ratings—what does it mean for the ...
READ MORE

Deer Collisions in the Lakeland: Prevention And What To Do If It Happens

Deer collisions - something Albertans are all too familiar with.  It’s a moment all of us dread; you’re driving down the road, chatting with a friend, or thinking about work, ...
READ MORE

Hail and The Damage It Can Do To Your Car

Hailstorms in Canada Well, let’s just say car hail damage can get pretty bad in Alberta. Extreme weather conditions in Canada have been giving “severe weather” warnings an entirely new ...
READ MORE
How to detail your car like a pro

How To Detail Your Car Like A Pro: The Ultimate Guide

Spring is just around the corner (it’s about time), and it’s almost time to detail your car to get rid of that winter grime. Even with consistent exterior washes, it’s ...
READ MORE
The ultimate guide to pothole damage

Pothole Damage: The Ultimate & Only Guide You’ll Need

We can’t speak for other towns or cities, but we do know that our beloved Cold Lake and Bonnyville are notorious for pothole damage come springtime. Most of the people ...
READ MORE
Car Mileage

Car Maintenance by The Mile…Or Km

Every vehicle manufacturer has a car maintenance schedule that they recommend you follow to keep your car running in tip-top shape. While these car maintenance schedules may vary based on ...
READ MORE