The end of the month ... My esteemed insurance company chose to pay me out what they call the "retail" value of the car, which ended up being R10 000 less than what I paid (over 20% of the value of the car). Also, R2 000 additional for the radio which has not been forthcoming, … Continue reading Dire Straits Direct
My Mercedes-Benz was written off on 29 July 2004 by a Bantam bakkie (that's a light delivery vehicle or "pick-up" for non-South Africans), that failed to check the main road for traffic whilst crossing the intersection from a stop street. I was not even travelling 50km per hour. I'm fine, although whiplash is taking a slight toll on my flexibility. I'm getting tired of the lawlessness on the roads - see my comments about this here and here.