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      06-21-2018, 10:35 AM   #1
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Bugger!

A dopey cnut drove into me on a roundabout whilst my car was stationary!

Got it on my dashcam, but my insurance will no doubt still go up next year due to a non-fault claim!

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      06-21-2018, 10:48 AM   #2
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Someone drove into my car in our company car park, they did 5k of damage, I wasn't even in the car and the claim all went through on their insurance not mine, still my premiums have rocketed. I fucking hate insurance companies and all the malingering under-achieving cunts who work for them.
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      06-21-2018, 10:48 AM   #3
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Thats quite a whack on the front end
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Thank God for that! I thought the title to the post was an invitation......


You'll lose two years NCD.
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Aw man that sucks

I take it the dashcam didn't record the plate of the offending car?
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Aw man that sucks

I take it the dashcam didn't record the plate of the offending car?
The dash cam got everything fortunately!
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Thank God for that! I thought the title to the post was an invitation......


You'll lose two years NCD.
I've got protected no claims but still you have to declare a non-fault claim when applying for next years insurance.
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Thats quite a whack on the front end
Yep, he ran the whole side of his car along it! I don't think he even attempted to avoid me or brake!
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Someone drove into my car in our company car park, they did 5k of damage, I wasn't even in the car and the claim all went through on their insurance not mine, still my premiums have rocketed. I fucking hate insurance companies and all the malingering under-achieving cunts who work for them.
Exactly the same with me. £1700 worth of damage and I've overpaid on insurance by nearly £1000 over the next 5 years.... Insurance is total crap.
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That sucks mate!!!

At least you got it on camera.
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The dash cam got everything fortunately!
At least that's something. Still crappy about the way insurance works though.
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People who can't fluken drive, plonkers, feel sorry for you.

Similar thing happened to my missus on the 5 ways A11 roundabout someone took the roundabout straight and thought it was OK to virtually try & drive over her front wing when she was on the inside lane.

Virtually identical damage, unfortunately no dash cam so it was 50/50, bloody lazy sods at the insurance co. just a cop out, at least you can prove it

That'll be expensive, hers was £3.5K the headlight unit alone was £700 !
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Did he pulling to you when you were already on the roundabout?
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Did he pulling to you when you were already on the roundabout?
I was stopped in traffic in the middle lane and he came flying round the left lane.
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That sucks mate!!!

At least you got it on camera.
Yeah looks like the dash cam has finally proved itself worthwhile after having it three or so years!
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Oh man thatís bad , hope itís all sorted straight away


someone reveresd into my F36 when Mrs tried to park while I was standing watching it , the blind cunt didnít even see my car and then drove off like he didnít do anything , luckily I had dashcam as well
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I've got protected no claims but still you have to declare a non-fault claim when applying for next years insurance.
Yep it's unfair your insurance will go up next time for no fault of your own, mine went up £120 at renewal 4 years ago for a non fault claim .. I can see why some people put in whiplash claims now to cover it.
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Ah that sucks. I had similar damage to the driver's side of a six month old car once. Had it repaired and a fortnight later a bus pulled out of a stop into my stationary car and did the passenger wing/bumper the same.

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A dopey cnut drove into me on a roundabout whilst my car was stationary!

Got it on my dashcam, but my insurance will no doubt still go up next year due to a non-fault claim!

Why would you need to make a claim on your insurance if you have video evidence ?

Surely you exchanged details with the other driver, and will claim on their insurance ?

I notified my insurer "for information purposes" (in case the other party changed their mind about paying cash for the repair bill) when my car was hit by a bike on the M25 last year. My policy didn't increase at renewal; no impact to NCD.
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As a counter point here... someone rear-ended me a few years back. I was stationary and the driver admitted liability immediately. Their insurance organised repair within a day and my policy hardly changed at all.
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How unfortunate, whereabouts was this?
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How unfortunate, whereabouts was this?
Great Yarmouth North quay roundabout
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