Wifey is stopped at a flashing yellow light cross walk, lady with baby in car stops behind her, third car lady on cell phone doesn't see cars stopped or cross walk, plows into them at 60 km.
Car is a write-off, now the settlement, compare's pricing for 5 cars available locally averages price, ok fair enough. New tires last year cost 500, credit 50 bucks, scratch on bumper -35 bucks, new ecu and o-2 sensor 0-credit, brake job o-credit, oh and you don't pay asking price so we drop quote by 600 bux and you got a lot of miles drop a little more.
Just to get back into the same car looks to cost her 1500 bux on top of the settlement offer as we are told icbc doesn't reimburse for maintanance it's just our bad luck that we kept the car in good repair so Mom had a reliable safe economical car to drive.
Little car did it;s job with the back bumper driven 2/3 through the trunk but I think we will look for a little larger car for the future.
It's a lot like riding a motorcycle, you may be innocent but you will still pay a cost for the ignorance of others, rant over.