PESO Not bad for just after a hit and run

Larry Colen lrc at red4est.com
Sun Sep 6 14:34:19 EDT 2020



> On Sep 6, 2020, at 1:36 AM, Alan C <cole at lantic.net> wrote:
> 
> Motor accidents are such a waste.

My bet is the other driver was pretty wasted.
> Too many hooligans. Would that SUV be repaired or simply written off? Over here repair costs have become so prohibitive that insurance companies are quick to write off.

It doesn’t take much to total a car, to use the parlance.  For one, a lot of the safety features like crumple zones end up being very costly to repair.  Simply having the airbags deploy can cost more to repair than the value of most cars.

> Panel beaters then buy the wrecks at bargain basement prices & repair them for re-sale anyway. (Or you can take a reduced insurance payout & have the vehicle repaired by a back-yard shop).

I’ve played that game, often doing the work myself

> 
> Alan C
> 
> On 06-Sep-20 07:14 AM, Larry Colen wrote:
>> A little after 8 I heard a wreck in front of my house, went out front, saw a woman driving past in a totally beat up small SUV, by the sound it was dragging the right front wheel.  It turns out she had hit another car on the bridge 100 yards up the road from my house.  Nobody was hurt, she did get caught (she wasn’t going to get far).  This fellow, Nick, was the poor guy she hit.  He wasn’t hurt, but his car was toast:
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>> https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/50310674191/in/album-72157715858230283/
>> Pnel beaters then bu
>> Full set:
>> https://www.flickr.com/photos/ellarsee/albums/72157715858230283
>> 
>> Only two more hours until my birthday, I wonder what other joy my fifties have in store for me.
>> 
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>> Larry Colen
>> lrc at red4est.com
>> 
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