The likelihood of drivers stopping or leaving a “sorry” note on your windshield after they hit your car is not very good, according Allstate claims data just released.
Fully 69% of the country’s hit-and-run collisions involve a parked vehicle in the nation’s 200 largest cities.
Moreover, even though most states require a driver responsible for an accident with an unattended vehicle to notify the owner, such as leaving a note, the majority do not.
However, Allstate recommends drivers always leave a note, including an explanation of what happened no matter how visible the damage. (more…)