SCRS News Archive 2017-09-27T14:54:07+00:00

SCRS Releases Todd Tracy’s ‘Anatomy of a Lawsuit’ Video

22, 2018—The Society of Collision Repair Specialists has released a video from a 2017 Repairer Driven Education session led by attorney Todd ... the SCRS OEM Collision Repair Technology Summit that further elaborated on the hidden dangers of vehicle technology, improper repairs and liability.

February 22nd, 2018|

Why driving safety tech doesn’t cut claims costs – yet

When a collision occurs, the cost to repair a vehicle with automation is “expected to be higher than for conventional vehicles,” Kovacs wrote in the paper, titled ... 6 a the during the 51st annual joint conference of the Ontario chapter of the Canadian Insurance Claims Managers Association and the [...]

February 20th, 2018|

Friday Fun: February 17, 2018

This past week he authored an open letter to Attorney General David Eby regarding ICBC. He has an interesting take on why it is collision claims have risen so dramatically over the past several years. As anyone in the industry knows the increasing complexity of cars has increased the cost [...]

February 16th, 2018|

Insurance Coverage Provider Joins SCRS

Intrepid Direct Insurance, a specialized direct provider of insurance coverage and service for automotive industry businesses, has become the newest corporate member of the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS). Intrepid's focus has been on leveraging their team and technology to ...

February 16th, 2018|

Grow Your Own Auto Body Technicians

“If something happened, we would be in dire straits.” Schoonover isn't alone. The skilled-technician shortage “is probably the greatest challenge that faces our members and the industry today,” according to Aaron Schulenburg, executive director of the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS).

February 16th, 2018|

Intrepid Direct Becomes Newest Corporate Member of SCRS

Intrepid Direct Insurance, a specialized direct provider of insurance coverage and service for automotive industry businesses, has become the newest corporate member of the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS). Intrepid's focus has been on leveraging their team and technology to offer ...

February 15th, 2018|

SCRS Highlights ‘Kool Tools’ from 2017 SEMA Show

14, 2018—In January, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) held an open board meeting in Palm Springs, Calif., including a presentation from the SCRS Education Committee who presented on "Kool Tools” that may provide assistance or convenience in collision repair tasks.

February 14th, 2018|

In Reverse: John Loftus – The Dragon Slayer

So they formed a new industry organization, and gave Loftus the reins. On Sept. 25, 1982, the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS) was formed with goals of providing body shops with technical training and management education, improving the quality standards of collision repair services, ...

February 14th, 2018|