Keep up with our blog for the latest car care tips and tricks (and some other fun stuff) from your friends at Schaefer Autobody Centers.

June 10

10 Things to Do in St. Louis in the Summer

Fun Holiday Activities in St. Louis! Check out all the light displays & festivities.

May 27

10 Reasons Why Vehicle Safety Systems Will Be Essential in 2024 and Beyond

Safety systems in vehicles are critically important in 2024 and will continue to be essential in the future. Government mandates will soon require that all new cars and trucks come with pedestrian-collision avoidance systems that include automatic emergency braking. These intelligent systems not only make life more convenient but should make motor vehicles safer. Let’s […]

May 15

Navigating the Downpour: Top Tips for Driving Safely in the Rain

Driving in the rain can be challenging and nerve-wracking, even for the most experienced drivers. Reduced visibility, slippery roads, and unpredictable conditions can make it a daunting task. However, with the right preparation and knowledge, you can safely navigate through the downpour. Here are some top tips to help you stay safe and confident when […]

April 29

Does AI in Cars Create Cybersecurity Risks?

In recent years, the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into vehicles has sparked both excitement and concerns. Among these concerns is the myth that AI in cars poses a significant cybersecurity risk; However, that is not necessarily the case. In this blog post, we’ll explore this myth and shed light on the facts surrounding cybersecurity […]

April 15

What Your Car Color Says About You

Have you ever considered what your choice of car color says about your personality? At Schaefer Autobody Centers, we understand that your vehicle is more than just a mode of transportation – it’s an extension of your identity. From bold reds to sleek blacks, each color reflects a different aspect of a person’s style and […]

April 1

Maintaining Clear Vision: A Guide to Determining the Right Time to Replace Your Windshield Wipers

Have you ever been caught in a downpour, struggling to see through streaks and smudges on your windshield, only to realize it’s time to replace your wiper blades? It’s a scenario many drivers have faced, but the question remains: How often should you replace your windshield wipers? Your vehicle’s windshield wipers are vital for maintaining […]

March 18

What Should I Do If My Check Engine Comes On?

The check engine light—that ominous glowing symbol on your dashboard that strikes fear into the hearts of drivers everywhere. While it’s easy to panic at the sight of it, understanding what your check engine light is trying to convey can save you from unnecessary stress and potentially costly repairs. Let’s discuss this enigmatic signal and […]

March 4

Spring Car Care Tips

Now that spring has nearly arrived in Midwest, it’s important you prepare your car for the weather and increased travel that lie ahead. Below are some essential car care tips to transition your vehicle from winter and prepare for the warmer months ahead: Schedule an Oil Change, Check Fluids and Filters It’s important to maintain […]

February 19

The Ultimate Accident Checklist: Be Prepared for the Unexpected with Schaefer Autobody

Car accidents are an unfortunate reality on today’s roads, with millions occurring each year. While we all hope to avoid them, being prepared for the unexpected is crucial for every car owner. At Schaefer Autobody Centers, we understand the stress and confusion that can follow an accident, which is why we’re here to provide you […]

February 7

Is Driving Barefoot Legal in Missouri?

Driving barefoot is a topic that often sparks curiosity and questions about its legality. In the state of Missouri, the law doesn’t explicitly prohibit driving without shoes. However, it’s crucial to understand the nuances and considerations associated with this practice. Missouri’s Stance on Barefoot Driving Unlike some states that have specific laws regarding driving barefoot, […]