Remember The Motorhome We Fell in Love With?

Discussion in 'Motorhome Chat' started by donnkim, Dec 15, 2014.

  1. donnkim

    donnkim Funster

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    We are just enjoying our 4th. week with her when --
    Some lady kindly stove my offside front in.
    We were stationery at a junction - Kim is looking left and I'm looking right -- at this little red car
    hurtling towards me.
    She didn't see a huge great Hymer motorhome - she just didn't see us as her windscreen was dirty.
    Nobody stopped to offer as a witness so I just hope her story doesn't change when the police interview her.
    Wonder how long before our beautiful B654SL comes back
     
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  2. davidbaldam

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    Sorry to hear about your accident, hope you have your van back soon and without too much stress.
     
  3. Gellyneck

    Gellyneck Funster Life Member

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    Did you take any photos of the vehicle positions on the road?
    These would probably help if she did change her mind.
     
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    hope you have more luck than me, took 6 months to get my swift kontiki repaired
     
  5. GJH

    GJH Funster Life Member

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    Hope your insurance company treats you as well as ours did three years ago.
     
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  6. Baycott

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    So sorry to hear your tail of woe :xsad:
    I hope your Hymer is repaired and returned soon. :xThumb:
     
  7. JJ

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    Oh my god... what terribly bad luck.

    I do so hope it is all sorted out for you quickly and without hassle.

    It is a fine line we all tread...


    JJ :cool:
    :xsmile:
     
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  8. Chris

    Chris Funster Life Member

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    Good luck and sorry for the troubles you have.

    Shocked it was a woman driver.
     
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  9. CWH

    CWH Funster Life Member

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    Nooooo!!! You poor souls. What a shock!
    Are you both OK? (& the car driver...)
    Hope all works out well for you and you aren't MH-less for long.
     
  10. Puddleduck

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    Oh no....... so sorry but glad no one was hurt.

    Hope it is all soon sorted. Didn't the police attend - I thought they would have checked for alcohol consumption?
     
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    Sorry to hear that you could have done with one of Jaws dash cams for evidence good luck with your claims hope neither of you were hurt?:xThumb:
     
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    Nasty.....I hope no one was hurt. Good luck with getting your MH back quickly.
     
  13. Hollyberry

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    Glad no one was hurt but still a nasty thing to happen. Dirty windscreen? If she couldn't see a bloody big motorhome how would she have seen a cyclist? Or a pedestrian? Unforgivable.

    As winter sets in, can I make a plea to always clear ALL snow off your windscreen and windows? A friends husband was killed several years back by a driver who hadn't cleared his windscreen thoroughly.
     
  14. Rob and Val

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    So sorry to hear this. I think I may be tempted to KILL anyone who did that to our motorhome after all the work we've had done on it. It's old - 20 years old - and the insurance would never pay out what it is worth to us.

    We hope that everything will be sorted out to your satisfaction.
     
  15. Judge Mental

    Judge Mental Funster Deceased RIP

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    Shit happens.... Don t expect it back in a hurry. At times like this you find out just how good your insurance Company actually is... Dont stand for any nonsense, choose your own repairer based on feedback..
     
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    i know for a fact that local decent motorhome/caravan repairers have a waiting list in months before they can fit in an accident repair. being a hymer, you will need a specialist. expect to be without the van for 6 months.
    a good insurer will allow you to rent a motorhome for any planned holidays. hopefully you have legal cover too
     
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    Bugger

    As said this is what dash cams are made for

    I would be expecting a replacement M H of similar size and quality as a temporary replacement until yours is fixed.

    If you don't ask you don't get and there should be no charge to yourself

    Good luck
     
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    Could ask if all the 'law stuff' was complied to at the time, there is nothing better than evidential material but when personally involved it is difficult to know what to do for the best..

    Good luck
     
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    Edited Edited Edited. What a great pity I cant vent my thing at this stupid person, without 50,000 *FUNSTERS* pressing the report button. :mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad::mad:
     
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    Really sorry to hear about this and how flipping senseless and annoying:cry:.

    Hope you don't have too much of a hassle getting sorted and good as new again:xThumb:.
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