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Neighbors, drunk driving, and car damage - what to do?

How to get our unemployed and non-insured neighbors to pay for car damage? Our downstairs neighbors (we split a house) are borrowing an (uninsured) car from their friend over the summer. After getting super drunk early Mon, they somehow barrelled out of the garage, hitting our car and (we think) another car parked in the street. They didn't confess to hitting our car until we approached them with evidence and long after I had already filed a hit-and-run report.... [more inside]
posted by ch3ch2oh on Jul 9, 2014 - 34 answers

Filling out an insurance form given a lot of flux

What do I put on a car insurance quote form? I am moving (NJ/NY/CA), changing jobs, and going through at least 3 unique stages of driving frequency/behavior over the next few months. And it really feels like most of this isn't the insurance company's business. But clearly I need to put *something* in each field. :) Help? Here are my facts, what parts of this should be put into the form? Work 1) I've worked full time in NY for just over a year now 2) I am unemployed between now and the end of June and for most of August 3) I have a full time, residential job in NY during July 3) I'm interviewing for jobs in CA that will begin in late August/early September and have already gotten at least one offer. But I haven't made the choice yet and won't for at least another month. Location 1) I've lived in NJ for just over a year now 2) I'm buying a used car from a friend in NC (my home state) next week 3) But I'm moving to CA and the car will be parked in CA starting in July 4) I myself will be in NY for the duration of July 5) I will begin renting and driving in CA in August Driving Behavior 1) Between June 1st and June 30th, I'm doing quite a bit of inter-state driving, although not all at once. 2) I'm parking the car and not driving it at all in July 3) I'm using the car to commute in CA in August and beyond [more inside]
posted by ch3cooh on May 20, 2014 - 4 answers

Help with minor accident.

My car slid into a pole on a slippery street. What now? [more inside]
posted by futureisunwritten on Feb 6, 2013 - 9 answers

Police Report Filed. Do I Inform Insurance? Driving Me Crazy

Should I call or not.. This is driving me crazy... I really don't want to mess up my perfect driving/insurance record and don't want higher rates. I've also heard horror stories about Progressive, and am hesitant to call. This is in Nj, and I have liability only. [more inside]
posted by rushtickt0ck on Feb 1, 2012 - 4 answers

What do you do when you're hit by someone without a driver's license or insurance?

My car was rear ended last night and it's starting to look like the guy who hit me does not have a driver's license or insurance. So I'm not really sure what my next move is. [more inside]
posted by dhammond on Nov 13, 2011 - 20 answers

Do any UK car insurers take US driving experience into account?

Do any UK car insurers take US driving experience into account? [more inside]
posted by piato on Aug 25, 2011 - 6 answers

Optional defensive driving courses

Are online defensive driving courses worth it? [more inside]
posted by pwnguin on Jan 5, 2011 - 7 answers

Can I do anything to avoid having my auto insurer pull a new copy of my driving record when adding my wife to the policy?

I need to add my wife to my auto insurance policy. How can I do this in a way that reduces the chance that the insurer will obtain an updated copy of my driving record? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 15, 2010 - 24 answers

Paying out of pocket and preventing future involvement of car insurance co.

If I pay out of pocket for repairs to another driver's car, is there a form I can ask him to sign to prevent later involvement of insurance companies? [more inside]
posted by ecsh on May 26, 2009 - 9 answers

Driving infraction: to contest or not?

I was pulled over the other night after making a right turn at a stop sign. I believe i came to a complete stop but believe the officer could not properly see the sign or intersection from where he was standing. ( they seemed to be pulling lots of cars over: i watched three get pulled over in the short time i was stopped) How can i decide whether to contest this case? In my mind the key variables are: keeping a clean driving abstract so my insurance rates don't go up versus the hassle of going to court and potentially losing the case ( i am planning to photograph the site to see how strong my evidence looks and don't know yet). How would i discover whether this would affect my rates? In hawaii. Geico is the insurer
posted by dougiedd on Jun 23, 2008 - 22 answers

What's a cheap car to insure?

What kind of car is cheapest to insure for an 18 year old driver in NSW, Australia? [more inside]
posted by weegreentoad on Mar 28, 2007 - 8 answers

Can I make this this journey in cars, cars, cars?

I need to be in Sheffield, UK over Christmas (from evening Christmas Day until the day after Boxing Day). I don't have a drivers licence or a car. The only way I can think to accomplish this would be to learn to drive in the time between now and then, buy a cheap car on eBay (a Volvo?), get it insured and hit the highway. [more inside]
posted by dance on Aug 22, 2006 - 27 answers

Little Old Lady from Pasadena Seeks Car Insurance

Car insurance options for someone who scarcely drives in California. [more inside]
posted by Scram on Apr 17, 2006 - 10 answers

Can i drive her car?

Tomorrow me, my girlfriend, and her dad are going tp pick up my girlfriends new car. She hasnt passed her test yet, so i'll be driving it back. Ive been driving for 6 years, never had an accident, and have fully comp insurance. Can I legally drive it? [more inside]
posted by lemonfridge on Mar 31, 2006 - 5 answers

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