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Offline CUDA JAS

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Not a good night in the Cuda Jas Neieghborhood - Update on Cuda
« on: November 10, 2016 - 12:29:22 am »
Well as most of you know I have an amazing 16 yo daughter, who is growing into a fantastic human being.

Over the last few weeks she has been learning to drive in my new Charger.

Tonight she had a little accident...in our driveway.

Her foot slipped off the brake, on to the gas and she drove into the rear of my wife's 08 Ram, which in turn pushed the ram into the garage door and the doorway, and you guessed it, into the cuda.  Yep she damaged all three of our vehicles in one shot.

Big picture, no one was hurt, the cars can al be fixed...but man does it suck.

Charger took it the worst.  Bumper and grill will need to be replaced.  Its nor leaking any fluids, so looks to be drivable. 
The Ram has a scuff down the side of the fender, from where it hit the garage door opening and the fender is pushed back a bit.  Rear bumper is not damaged.
Garage door is FUBARED as well as the tracks.  Siding on the garage door opening is rippled pretty good and will need to be replaced.

The cuda, is no where near as bad as I expected.  it skidded forward but did not hit the front end.  The rear bumper is bent and scratched, but there does not seem to be any other significant damage.  I will need to pull it apart and see if anything else is damaged.

So I guess I need to call the insurance company tomorrow and see what they have to say.

Like I said not one was hurt, my daughter was pretty upset, and the vehicles can al be fixed.  Still sucks.

Jaso

« Last Edit: December 01, 2016 - 11:40:15 am by CUDA JAS »
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Re: Not a good night in the Cuda Jas Neieghborhood
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2016 - 12:56:10 am »
Best part of this story is evEryOne is safe .  . . The rest sucks.  Hopefully it gets worked out  . .   :eek4:

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Re: Not a good night in the Cuda Jas Neieghborhood
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2016 - 02:37:21 am »
So sorry to hear this. Hope all is well soon.
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Re: Not a good night in the Cuda Jas Neieghborhood
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2016 - 06:27:49 am »
 :eek2:

All three at once!?!
That really sux.
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Re: Not a good night in the Cuda Jas Neieghborhood
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2016 - 06:57:52 am »
Oh man sorry to hear that Jason


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Re: Not a good night in the Cuda Jas Neieghborhood
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2016 - 07:20:31 am »
Ugh, grrr!
All safe good.
All cars damaged bad.
All cars will be good.

I did a lots worse to my Dad's cars.

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65 Plymouth Fury III , I sold ,was my Nana's car till 92 yo.
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Re: Not a good night in the Cuda Jas Neieghborhood
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2016 - 07:51:38 am »
Sorry to hear that but like all have said, no one got hurt and all can be repaired.....but still.  My son is turning 16 in December and I'm thinking about all this stuff. He's a great kid and I believe he will do just fine but accidents do happen.

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Re: Not a good night in the Cuda Jas Neieghborhood
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2016 - 08:17:03 am »
Wow Jason, that's a tough one. I know years from now you will laugh about it.

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Re: Not a good night in the Cuda Jas Neieghborhood
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2016 - 09:07:02 am »
Typical woman driver :nono: :smilielol:
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Re: Not a good night in the Cuda Jas Neieghborhood
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2016 - 09:59:54 am »
What a bummer Jason, and I hate to be the one to say this, but.... :useless:
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Re: Not a good night in the Cuda Jas Neieghborhood
« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2016 - 10:00:33 am »
Having a new driver in the family has to be very nerve wracking.  I'd be a mess with worry every time they left the house.  I'm glad she's physically OK.  This is a good teaching moment.  Maybe this experience will make her a better driver in the future.

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Re: Not a good night in the Cuda Jas Neieghborhood
« Reply #11 on: November 10, 2016 - 10:02:39 am »
That is some awful luck.


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Re: Not a good night in the Cuda Jas Neieghborhood
« Reply #12 on: November 10, 2016 - 10:22:48 am »
She must feel horrible.  Don't let it ruin her confidence as a new driver. 

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Re: Not a good night in the Cuda Jas Neieghborhood
« Reply #13 on: November 10, 2016 - 10:35:32 am »
 :crying: my niece did something close to that!!!  she only got two cars though. after I fixed the cars she started my sisters car, 20 below zero. gas petal stuck, KABOOM!. then I got to put an engine in it. :banghead:

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Re: Not a good night in the Cuda Jas Neieghborhood
« Reply #14 on: November 10, 2016 - 11:09:14 am »
Man, like its been already said - that sux. They do say things happen in threes.
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