Collision Repair in the 21st Century with Chris Sterwerf

Learn what happens when a semi-truck and trailer is involved in an accident and how it needs to be repaired to be safely returned to our highways.

Episode 22: When a class 8 commercial truck is involved in an accident what do you need to know about the repair process? Semi-trucks and trailers have been radically changed by technology.

You may be surprised by the process a truck goes through when it is being repaired and if you own a semi-truck or a fleet of trucks there are some fundamental questions you need to ask before you accept the keys and drive away in a truck that has been repaired.

I’m excited to interview Chris Sterwerf, CFO and COO of Fairfield Auto and Truck Service who specialize in Heavy-Duty Collision Repair. Chris is an expert in heavy-duty collision repair and is lobbying for changes to the standards used by heavy-duty collision repair shops and making the essential information every repair specialist requires to do the repair correctly more accessible.

To learn more about Fairfield Auto and Truck Service go to FairfieldAutoTruck.com.

This is a list of links that Chris mentioned:

TMC  (Technology Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Association): TMC Link

National Automotive Service Task Force: NASTF Website

HD Repair Forum: HD Repair Forum Website

TARA – Truck-Frame Axle and Repair Association: TARA Website

ASCOFAS – American Council of Frame & Alignment Specialists: www.acofas.com

NTHECC – National Truck & Heavy Equipment Claims Council: www.nthecc.org

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