I was rear-ended on my way home last Friday - like the statistics say, it happened less than 5 miles away from home. I was hoping to get the geolocation of the accident via my tweet, but it looks like Twidroid decided not to do it. It was what I would describe as a garden-variety rear-end collision, and with the other driver admitting fault, things went fairly smoothly. The only thing I have to pay out of pocket right now is about $6/day for a rental car, which I was told will be reimbursed by the other driver. Even with everything going smoothly, it's still a pain in the ass to figure everything out, from calling both insurance companies several times, picking a body shop, and getting a rental car that sucks. The whole thing was also complicated by the fact that the accident happened on a Friday, and none of these people work over the weekend.
They haven't told me what the estimate is, but I'm told it's under 15 grand (good thing I'm not paying for it)... and currently the estimate is 2-3 weeks of work. Working from home was kinda nice these last 3 days, but it'
Fuck, just realized I left my BART parking permit in the car. Good thing parkingcarma.com allows me to change the car and print a new permit easily. Probably a bad practice in terms of security, but whatever.