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DRIVE Collision Centers is conveniently located in Freeland within the Great Lakes Bay Region and recently completed a state-of-the-art 12,500 square foot facility! The DRIVE philosophy is to provide stress-free collision repair with free loaners and the DRIVE 24-hr. Accident Assistance Program. Call our toll free number, 1-877-515-3748, around-the-clock 24/7 in the event of a collision and we will provide a free tow to our facility. From start-to-finish the DRIVE staff is here to assist and meet all your needs.

Set your mind at ease with DRIVE Collision Centers. We provide the highest quality vehicle repairs by following industry best practices like technical training from I-CAR. Utilizing state-of-the-art spray booth equipment, eco-friendly waterborne paint, precise laser frame measuring, and factory standardized welding equipment; not to mention the best technicians around with over 115 years of combined experience! DRIVE Collision Centers upholds a commitment to excellence and a Lifetime Guarantee on our work. Your vehicle repairs are literally in the “best hands” in the Great Lakes Bay Region!

Tim Garchow - DRIVE Collision Centers Manager

Tim Garchow

DRIVE Manager

Tim was born and raised in Saginaw County. He is married with six children. He is an Army veteran who served during Desert Storm and also a tour in Korea. Tim has had a lifelong passion for auto repair. Prior to bringing the DRIVE Collision Centers concept to the Freeland area 7 years ago, Tim owned his own body shop for 5 years. Since then, he has worked tirelessly to make his vision a reality, to offer the finest in auto collision repair with a state-of-the art facility to the Great Lakes Bay Region. Tim also partners with the Saginaw Career Complex to mentor students and actively participate in sharing real-world experience in the auto repair industry.