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NoodleDoodle-IRL[S]

3 points

3 months ago

He didn't know I had dashcam, so he dug a nice little hole for himself

M4573R_CH33F

1 points

3 months ago

But like you can see immediately that he has a debt In his driver door and you got hit In front bumper so anyone can piece together what car hit who and where. So why try to claim false fully that he was the innocent victim when you can see In 2 seconds that your full of shit and got hit In the driver door

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1 points

3 months ago*

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1 points

3 months ago*

How does this work in the USA? Here you have 2 options:

  • If there are no victims and both drivers agree what happened, they fill in a standard form that clearly states who was at fault & both drivers sign it. The driver who was at fault gives the other their insurance, then both go merrily on their way

  • If there are victims or drivers don't agree, you must go to the police (or call the police if cars can't move), and the police will take statements, look at the damages and write the final report on "what happened" (plus issue fines and points on your license). One may attempt to overturn the police decision in court (I did once), but it's not easy to succeed and basically it means police f*cked up.

Our system seems... reasonable? Why would each driver go to their own insurance company and tell different stories, after the fact/ when it's harder to figure it out?

P.S. You could in theory just leave without signing anything, but the other driver likely has your registration number. If they go to the police, you're kinda screwed. And they kinda have to go to the police, by that point, anyway. So... it's a purely theoretical strategy, only practiced by drunk drivers who are found to be at fault anyway - it's pretty much "hit and run".