what happens when drunkies drive

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by Mondragon Lawn Serv, Jan 1, 2009.

  1. Mondragon Lawn Serv

    Mondragon Lawn Serv LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
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    so this morning i went to go get some oil for an oil change on my other truck and look what happens when a freaking dumb a$$ drives after new years and my air bags never deployed so i dont know what to do. the guy had no insurance either, i got full coverage and i don't know what to do about the air bags should i sue ford or who since the other car was completely destroyed but i don't have his pics at the moment but i'll post them up later.

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  2. Mondragon Lawn Serv

    Mondragon Lawn Serv LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
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    here's more

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  3. DBL

    DBL LawnSite Silver Member
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    its no ones fault the air bags didnt deploy...they usually dont in rear end collisions the sensors are in the front
     
  4. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
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    that sucks!

    and about the airbags..If the impact is not hard enough they wont deploy. My father had a head on crash at 45MPH in his silverado and they didnt go off...all he had was minimal fender damage and the other (toyota) Was Totaled!
     
  5. DLAWNS

    DLAWNS LawnSite Fanatic
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    That pisses me off when people don't have insurance. I don't think a lawsuit is in order in this situation unless maybe it's against the other driver.
     
  6. South Florida Lawns

    South Florida Lawns LawnSite Platinum Member
    from usa
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    damn thats a b!tch hope you called the cops. Airbag sensors are in the front of the truck so unless you hit in the front too a rear end collision would not likely trigger them to deploy. Good thing you alright tho. Trucks can be replaced, people on the other hand can't.
     
  7. PROCUT1

    PROCUT1 LawnSite Platinum Member
    from TN
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    Report it to your insurance and they will sue the driver personally if they dont have insurance.
     
  8. Mondragon Lawn Serv

    Mondragon Lawn Serv LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 643

    thanks for the helps guys i didn't know about the airbags that's why i was asking and i already called my insurance and they're taking care of it the other guys car is well dead completely i'l get some photos soon but my insurance says they'll do everything they can to get it out of him and to me the driver was intoxicated but they didn't do anything
     
  9. mowerbrad

    mowerbrad LawnSite Fanatic
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    I'm am going to assume that you called the cops when you got in the accident. If the cops were on scene then if the guy was intoxicated they would have investigated that and it would be in the police report.
     
  10. NEW CITY LAWN CARE LLC

    NEW CITY LAWN CARE LLC LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I agree with this statement, and your insurance company will pay to fix your vehicle and go after him for the charges, and I don't know anyone who doesn't have uninsured motorist protection, did you? I sure hope so!
     

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