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Sorry I hit Your Car and Left No Note

Hit and run is a common occurrence, forget an honor code.

by on Feb.18, 2010

Fully 69% of the country's hit-and-run collisions involve a parked vehicle.

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…)