Having a fender-bender accident is one of those things you know is going to be a hassle the minute you hear the "bam" and the screech of crunching metal. What with police reports, insurance claims, repair bills, car rentals and the like, there's no part of the process that's fun or easy.
However, the biggest part of the process is getting the car fixed and choosing the right place can be the difference between a relatively pain-free experience or something that will only mount to the stress with which you're already dealing.
So, when it comes time to fix your banged-up car, which auto body repair shop gets your business? Who do you recommend when someone's had an accident?
You already nominated your favorite local businesses. Now it is time to vote! You have until Aug. 17 to vote. We will announce the winner Aug. 24.
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