Abbotsford Body Repairs Pty Ltd
16 Thompson Street, Abbotsford VIC 3067
Also Services: Abbotsford, Balwyn, Hawthorn, Kew, and Richmond
- Prestige vehicle specialists
- Vast experience with all vehicle types
- Insurance claims management
- Fleet management
- Insurance recommended repairer (Qbe, Cgu, Aami, Suncorp, Just Car, Callinden, APIA, Racv..............)
Established in 1970, Abbotsford Body Repairs has developed a reputation as Prestige Vehicle Specialists, servicing Melbourne's CBD outskirts and affluent inner east. Reputable for quality repairs, Abbotsford Body Repairs offers vast experience with all vehicle types. Managing Director Lucky Patsiotis has grown with the business for 30 years and leads Abbotsford Body Repairs into a new era of technology. His contribution and leadership has technologically advanced Abbotsford Body Repairs bringing it to the forefront of advanced management and administration systems. This accompanied by the facilitation of advanced computerised systems has placed Abbotsford Body Repairs in good stead within the Motor Vehicle Collision Repair Industry. Abbotsford Body Repairs prides itself on the relationships it has developed with Insurers over the years. As a result Abbotsford Body Repairs holds recommended repairer status with many of the majors and smaller insurance companies. In addition the business has enjoyed developing a rapport with many repeat clients, servicing many notable Australians and maintaining an affiliation with Porsche motor sport.
Abbotsford Body Repairs has repair facilities spanning over more than 15000 sq ft of inner city space. In addition to these facilities is a designated customer parking area along with a comfortable reception/waiting area for our customers to enjoy. We are a licensed SureSafe Body Shop using the Suresafe Under Body Repair System. Providing a new standard of repair, Suresafe certify that each car's measurements comply with manufacturers specifications.
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Frequently Asked Questions
THIRD PARTY DETAILS TO COLLECT
1. Drivers Licence Number (Mandatory):
2. Registration Number :
3. Make and Model of the vehicle:
8. Accident location address:
If your car is drivable
Call Abbotsford Body Repairs on 9428 8167 and we can assist you with lodging a claim with either your insurer or the other parties insurance company depending on the circumstances.
GETTING YOUR CAR TOWED
If your car is NOT drivable
Call the towing allocation service for Melbourne and Mornington Peninsula on 13 11 76. Tow trucks are allocated on a roster system which is regulated and must have an allocation number to attend the scene of your accident.
IMPORTANT: You are well with in you rights to choose which repairer you want your vehicle towed to. It is imperative that your clearly stipulate your preferred repairer to ensure this is where your car will be towed to.
Abbotsford Body Repairs
16 Thompson St Abbotsford VIC.
It is illegal for Tow Truck Drivers to be touting or soliciting for repair work at the scene of an accident. In other words they cannot make any attempt to refer you to other repairers. It is your right to dictate which repairer you wish your car to be towed to. In the event that your accident occurs outside of normal business hours the towing service allocated to your scene is obliged to store your vehicle at their depot and then tow it to your preferred repairer on the next day of business. When the tow truck driver attends there is information a tow truck driver must give to you as the owner/driver of a vehicle damaged in an accident before you sign an ‘Authority to Tow’. The tow truck driver must take reasonable steps to:
- Give you a copy of Towing from a crash scene - your rights.
- Explain the extent of your right to have the vehicle towed to a destination of your choice.
- A tow truck driver cannot tow a vehicle damaged in an accident unless the owner or driver of the vehicle (or, in certain circumstances, a member of Victoria Police or a VicRoads Officer) signs a document authorising the tow truck driver to tow their vehicle. This is called an Authority to Tow.