by Stacey Croteau on Jan 15, 2013
It’s happened to (almost) everyone at one time or another. You pull into or out of a parking space; slowing creeping forward and then...you hear the crunch. After a string of cross words and thoughts you get out to survey the damage. It doesn't look bad a little paint on your car and a scuff on the other and you think thank goodness! But fender benders can add up quickly with the average cost of a quick buff and paint of a bumper at $250-$500.
For MA drivers an at fault accident paying out over $500 will result in a 3 point surcharge which can mean upward of $100 more in insurance costs every year for 5-6 years.
The best defense when it comes to parking lot driving is a good offence. Here are some tips from on how to lessen your chance of parking lot mishaps.
From all of us at Georgetown Insurance, drive safe!