When my brother was in queensland, not too long ago, he had a hire car, a Falcon ofcourse.
There was a bit of a problem, he was driving through a deserted bushland road, where there was a very big speed bump in the middle of the road. there were signs around it, but he didnt see it. he hit the bump at 90km/h.
as a result, the sump was shredded, the oil pan for the auto also shredded, the k frame bent out of propotrion, the power steering was also damaged some how and dumped its load of oil on the road.
he was in the middle of nowhere, with no mobile reception and no people around for miles. silly him still kept driving the car, not too far up the road the engine siezes.
he is forced to walk for ages till some bmw driving german picks him up and drives him all the way back to the city. the car was left in the bush.
Now he's been sent a letter saying that the damage will not be covered by insurance and he must pay $7600 in about 2 weeks.
I think he's a moron for driving on after the damage, but he probly didnt realise the extent of the damage till it was too late.
I dont understand why it wouldnt be covered under insurance?
So if you're driving along, you hit a roo, smashes ya windsceen, but you're 300km from anyone ie.Strezlecki track, then you crash again cos you couldnt see(or whatever), you're not covered cos you continued with driving after the 1st one? bit different but similar situation.
Or what about if your driving along, the car overheats, and you keep driving cos you dont see the guage,(causing more damage), or your in the middle of nowhere, you have to pay this too?
lets get sideways!!!
Who else finds this story a bit suss??
Rental Car + Deserted bushland + Big-ass bump = lets do some Dukes of Hazzard style jumps!!
Accident my ass LOL:s6:
But still them wanting him to pay $7600 in just 2 weeks is a joke, if he doesnt pay in that time they'll take it to court and the judge will more than likely make him pay what he can afford, like $50 a week or something.
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