Don't you just love your customers!!

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by jsroda, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. jsroda

    jsroda LawnSite Member
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    I upgraded my truck from a little Chevy 4 cylinder to my new V8 2012 Chevy Silverado. Ive had the truck for not even 3 months and one of my customers backs right into it. Ive been cutting their yard for 3 years and have parked in the same spot every single time haha. She was in a rush and "Didnt See it" my bright red truck and big black trailer parked there. Anyways it wasnt a good end to my day!!!!
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  2. ReddensLawnCare

    ReddensLawnCare LawnSite Bronze Member
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    That blows
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  3. alldayrj

    alldayrj LawnSite Gold Member
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    Thats terrible. I had one go straight into my interstate trailer. Dot tape from front to back with a bright yellow machine on top. Busted out both tail lights and caved her trunk in, she was really moving! She starts screaming that I'm going to pay. I said sure lady, just as soon as you call the cops and your insurance company and tell them you hit a legally parked vehicle.

    Hopefully your customer makes it right
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  4. LindblomRJ

    LindblomRJ LawnSite Silver Member
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    That will buff right out.
     
  5. KrayzKajun

    KrayzKajun LawnSite Fanatic
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    Wow. Must have been moving pretty good.
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  6. inzane

    inzane LawnSite Silver Member
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    i know the feeling.. i got my 2007 silverado new back in 07 and a few months later this old man ran through a red light and tore the front end of my truck to hell. i was so mad.. worst part was nobody behind me at the green light stopped to help or be a witness they just went around me, and the guy lied so it was reported as nobody at fault by the police. so, i had to use my own insurance and pay deductible. Atleast you know it wasn't your fault.. and i assume nobody was hurt which is always a positive thing, and thank god for insurance! I just know how hard it is to sell something after its showing an accident on carfax, I wanted to sell my truck but the carfax report helped to not make that possible without just about giving it away.. lol.

    I hope this customer makes it right for you..
     
  7. Pro-Lawn&Grounds

    Pro-Lawn&Grounds LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 288

    Make sure you keep these photos of the dent so that when the carfax says "accident" you can show it to be more a fender bender. Or just put a flatbed on it and call it a work truck.
     
  8. Landrus2

    Landrus2 LawnSite Platinum Member
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    You were lucky she missed your doors and you were not behind the truck.:waving:
     
  9. locallawncare.ca

    locallawncare.ca LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ontario
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    That sucks man, hope it all works out.
     
  10. Schrock Lawns

    Schrock Lawns LawnSite Senior Member
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    I was at Home Depot with step dad driving down the isle to park old guy backed right into us looks just like that and was like 3500 to fix
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