technician Archives - Brake & Front End
Our Image Problem

If you search the term “mechanic” you get an interesting idea on how different cultures value repair professionals.

You Are Essential In This Chaotic Environment

Shop owners, techs, service managers, parts and counter pros have made the DIFM (do it for me) segment what it is today.

BodyShop Business, WIN To Hold Event On Tech Shortage

We’re trying to help solve the tech shortage! Join us at BodyShop Business HQ where we’ll present results from our in-depth, nationwide study.

IMR Inc. Publishes Top Challenges For Shops, Techs

29.2% of shop owners said finding high quality technicians who are reliable and knowledgeable is a challenge.

ASE Introduces Spanish/English Option For Tests

In 2020, only four certification and recertification tests will have the new bilingual feature.

BRAKELIGHT: June 1935
BRAKELIGHT: The Car Cradle (March 1986)

Some ideas just never catch on… I wonder if the Car Cradle paid for itself by shaking out the coins that were trapped in the seats? The ad claims that there is no oil in your face. I think the inventor forgot that most vehicles are filled with fluids and oils that can leak out