Watch Out for Auto Body Shop Scams
If you’ve been in a motor vehicle accident, your car is probably very damaged. You’ll need to have it towed to a paint and body shop. However, when the two truck arrives, don’t let them choose which collision shop to bring it to.
It’s important that you have an auto body shop already in mind so that you can avoid getting scammed. The tow truck driver is most likely affiliated with a specific shop and will receive compensation for bringing your car there, even if it’s not a quality shop that you’d be better off avoiding. In this video, you will learn how to avoid scam shops so you get the best experience possible.
The video recommends doing your research ahead of time and saving the name and address of your chosen body shop. This way, if you get an accident, you can direct the tow company to your specific shop rather than hope for the best. The video will give you some tips for doing research and finding a high-quality body shop. Look at past jobs if possible and take note of the equipment being used. Reviews are also very helpful.