Steer Clear Of Deer

The people at Car Craft Auto Body in St. Louis, Missouri know that nobody wants to have a close encounter with Bambi while cruising down the road. Bambi isn’t too partial to the idea either. Unfortunately, accidents will happen.

Accidents with deer are typically more serious than the majority of vehicle accidents, and unlike many auto body repair jobs, deer collision repair entails significant structural repair that affects your vehicle’s safety systems. Because of this, it is even more important than usual to research who you will employ to repair the collision damage caused by a deer.

auto body deer driving safety tips dent removal car craft st louis missouriThe Deer Difference

A great deal of the repair work on a deer-related accident is invisible when the car or truck is fixed, so it's tough to know if the work was done right. The only way you'll find out if your vehicle’s structure and safety systems were correctly repaired is if you are involved in another accident in the Metro St. Louis area. That is definitely not how you want to test the quality of the auto body repair on the car!

The Deer Dilemma

Many car accidents are minor, involving just bumpers or light cosmetic damage. While it's still necessary to use a high-quality auto body shop for this type of collision repair, the effects of a poor repair are generally restricted to unpleasant appearance and diminished vehicle value.

Deer-related accidents, on the other hand, often require structural or unibody damage, cause airbags to deploy, and require repair or replacement of multiple panels. The paint refinishing needed in this type of collision repair is also more complex, involving blending the paint on adjacent panels to guarantee an invisible repair. Vital vehicle systems, such as the engine, transmission, cooling, and electrical systems may also be impacted.

The Deer Directive

Take time to choose an auto body shop prior to when you have a car accident. A little groundwork ahead of time can save you plenty of stress and money if your automobile requires collision repair. Look for an auto body shop that has I-CAR and ASE certified technicians and utilizes up-to-date equipment. Check out the auto body shop’s reputation online too.

If you live in Bridgeton, Chesterfield, Oakville or St. Louis, Missouri, Car Craft Auto Body invites you to consider them as the best auto body shop for your next repair. Adequate collision repair will protect you and your family’s safety, and preserve the resale value and looks of your car or truck.