I am so proud to be writing this blog - there is hope for humans everywhere.
Yesterday, while driving home from appointments, my car was idling at a stop light when the (*^@* idiot in front of me decided he didn’t want to be in our lane and to move over to the “faster” lane. He put his car in reverse, stomped down REALLY hard on his gas pedal and promptly smashed into the front end of my car. BOOM!!!! This was despite my BLARING my car horn as soon as I saw the back up lights come on.
My first thought - what an idiot!!!!! Second, what if he LIES and tells the insurance company I ran into him while he was waiting at the light.
After calling my husband and screaming at him about this idiot, I next called 911 and then called my insurance agent. This idiot came up to my window and suggested we drive around the corner into the nearby gas station. I grabbed my cell phone again, took a photo of his out of state license plate and then followed him to the station.
He took out a pen and paper, handed me his insurance card, and confessed he was totally at fault. Then, as the policeman drove up, he walked up, told the policeman he was totally at fault. What? An honest person?
This AM, when I called into the insurance claims department, this “idiot” had already called in the claim, told them my name and information and alerted them that I would be calling. He did tell them exactly what happened and that he was totally at fault.
Bottom line - honesty is truly the best policy. No one was hurt, my car has already been towed to the body shop, and I’m driving a perky little rental car.
Most important, I’m convinced there is hope for the human race because this gentleman had the decency to be HONEST.
Be well, stay cool in this Arizona heat!!!