The Dangers of Distracted Driving at Car Washes

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In 2016, distracted driving led to the deaths of 3,450 people on American roadways and 391,000 injured the year before that. But distracted driving isn’t just a problem on byways and highways. Distracted driving at car washes is becoming a more prevalent problem, too. It can lead to damage, injuries, and even death. Here are some steps you and your employees can take to protect yourselves and your wash…

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Four Strategies for Increasing Car Wash Net Profits

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Each year, operational and labor expenses increase, which puts you and your wash in a dilemma. Do you raise prices and risk losing customers? Or, do you watch net profits shrink while absorbing these additional costs? If you feel like you’re stuck between a rock and a hard place when it comes to costs versus profits, you’re not alone. But you have more options than you might think. Read…

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The State of the Car Wash Industry in 2018

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Did you attend The Car Wash Show 2018 in Vegas? If not, we’ve got the lowdown on what you need to know about the state of the car wash industry. And the news is stellar, Wash Stars, so keep reading! Why all the Excitement? Car wash experts aren’t always the most enthusiastic people out there. But when discussing the state of the industry at April’s event, they used words…

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Problem Vehicles & Your Wash

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Forward collision warning. Autobraking. Lane departure warning. Lane departure prevention. Adaptive headlights. Blind spot detection. The list of new vehicle technologies goes on and on. In the past three years, the safety features and convenience of automobiles have improved significantly. But these new amenities aren’t always car wash-friendly. Whether you own a private car wash or provide car washes through your auto dealership, here’s what you need to know…

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West Coast Car Events You Don’t Want to Miss

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The days are getting longer and temperatures are rising. Summer’s right around the corner, Wash Stars. But are you ready for some of the coolest car events to hit the West Coast? From collectible vehicle auctions to classic car cruises, read on for the must-see events of 2018. Russo & Steele Car Auctions, June 8-10 Are you as obsessed with shiny vintage vehicles as we are? If so, then…

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