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Complaints involving post collison repairs

Complaints concerning inferior collision repairs (or ‘re-works’ as they are known in the industry) are generally not reported until the repaired vehicle leaves the repair shop or after the owner has had time to properly inspect the vehicle

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Look what happens when youre not looking

A vehicle owner hardly ever sees their vehicle undergo the collision repair process. Smash repairers claim it is for safety reasons why owners cannot enter the workshop repair area to watch their vehicle being repaired.

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The truth about the smash repair industry

There are several contributing factors which impact on why the smash repair industry finds it difficult to consistently provide crashworthy compliant motor vehicle collision repairs.

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Smash repair budgets and stakeholders

The number of compromised collision repaired vehicles on public roads has grown rapidly since the 1970’s into what IVIC considers are now at pandemic proportions.

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The IVIC 'Structural Tolerance Report'

Motor vehicle manufacturers make huge investments into research when developing specifications for new models. This ensures that all structural and safety components will perform to their designed optimum which is; to protect life and limb should a motor vehicle sustain collision damage.

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Dangerous collision repairs

‚ÄčThere is now substantiating laboratory evidence available confirming that your personal safety is very much at risk if you are the driver or occupant of a post collision repaired motor vehicle, particularly a vehicle having previously sustained structural collision damage.

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IVIC goes mobile

IVIC is about to launch new mobile integrity measurement inspection services to be conducted at smash repair shop premises.

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IVIC expands into Sydney

IVIC has executed agreements with interested parties to open its first inspection centre at Tempe in Sydney.

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IVIC makes submission on proposed 'Lemon Laws'

Pursuant to an ‘Issues Paper” issued by the Dept of Consumer Affairs (Victoria) IVIC has made a submission on their proposed motor vehicle “Lemon Laws” legislation. 

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IVIC awarded international accreditation

Carbench International SPA (Carbench) in Italy, supplier of accredited motor vehicle manufacturing and measuring equipment,

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