Essendon Panels prides itself on top quality repairs for all makes and models. If you have a query or a smash repair quote you need, simply call us direct at Essendon Panels on 1300 WE REPAIR. We can help you with everything from insurance claim paperwork, down to a modern loan car while your car is being repaired in our workshop. Call to find out more!

One of the major concerns that vehicle manufacturers have to face in their daily production of vehicles is to ensure that each and every machine that rolls out of their assembly plant is safe enough for people to travel on. This is mainly because it actually means preserving people’s lives.

People, on the other hand, are also becoming very vigilant and they try to scrutinize the vehicles of their choices before they actually decide which one to purchase. Safety is also included in the list of details and features that they are looking for in a car.

In this regard, the American Automobile Association (AAA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have come up with a list of safety features that would gladly help out and assist consumers in deciding which should come in their vehicles. The two organizations suggest that it is important that as a driver, you should be cautious and should take into account the number of passengers who would be more or less ride with you in the vehicle. The driver should also consider the kinds of passengers. Will there be adults? Teenagers perhaps? How about children or infants? These should be taken note of for there are various vehicles that have different safety standards. Some are good enough just for children while others have been crafted well to transport only adults.

Aside from passengers, you should also consider the types of cargo that you may be carrying and transporting. Other things you have to take into account include the distance which you will be traveling as well as the kind of road conditions that you might encounter.

Vehicle ratings have been crafted and written down not just for show. They serve a purpose of providing information to those who need it. And if you are a buyer concerned about safety, it is important that you check the list out. Pay attention to crash test data and ratings. Also look into safety features as well as crash ratings. Make sure that you also know the features in the car you are eyeing. Look for air bags, safety belts, antilock brakes, traction control and child restraints. These are just a few of the most common safety features though you are encouraged to look for further safety features.

Here at Essendon Panels we can help you take care of everything, from your excess and a hire car while your car is being repaired. We can even call your insurance company for you, and do all the running around for you. We offer this service complementary.

We help many local car owners if they have been involved in a car accident. If you need a car smash repair quote after an accident simply CONTACT US at Essendon Panels first, and we will handle your insurance claim for you and can provide you with a brand new loan car whilst your car is being repaired.

The EP Team