How to Avoid Self Inflicted Vehicle Damage


Quit Hitting Yourself, Quit Hitting Yourself, Quit Hitting Yourself

Seriously, quit hitting yourself. Remember being a kid and having your sibling grab you by the arm and make you hit yourself repeatedly in the head or face or other equally painful area? Yeah, us too. So why is it that as fully grown independent adults we are still so often hitting ourselves? Okay, we mean that figuratively, mostly. When it comes to how we drive, we do our best to be attentive on the road, especially in busy traffic settings or in areas we aren’t familiar with. It’s in these situations where we most often find ourselves, well, hitting ourselves.

Potholes, curbs, construction pylons, uprooted concrete, shaved blacktop, even random objects that have fallen off the back of other vehicles. These are all the things we like to hit ourselves with while on the road. It takes just a split second for things to go way south when we encounter these types of obstacles on our beautiful BC roads. All the while, putting our trusted mechanics in financial bliss with our little mistakes that usually result in big payouts. Depending on the age of your vehicle, a big pay out means it’s time to scrap your car. In which case, you’ll be glad there are companies like us who pay more cash for junk cars than anyone else!

Curbs, Medians, and Meridians & How They Hurt Your Car

Ever tried to parallel park on Robson Street with a lineup of cars right behind you? It’s intimidating to say the least. And when the pressure is on, it’s easy to slip up and misjudge the kind of room we have until we actually hit the curb. One thing we all know is, curbs hurt…. Our cars. Nobody likes hearing that tell-tale scraping sound of our hub caps on pavement. Or worse, our tire getting borderline shredded as we force ourselves into that parking spot, despite how aware we now are of our current spatial relations. It’s a good thing More Cash For Scrap takes cars that have minor to major damage on any part of them, even their wheels.

We Buy Cars With Dents and Other Damage

Another tried and true way to mess up your wheels is by testing the limits of medians and meridians. For whatever reason, we all just love trying to squeeze our way into that left turn lane to make the advanced green light, don’t we? Or trying to invent an extra parking stall when we know full well that where we’re planning to leave our vehicle, right beside that median, isn’t exactly a smart idea. But we do it anyways. Why? Because we just can’t seem to quit hitting ourselves, can we? Fortunately, after countless dollars out the window, we can earn some of it back by using a reliable and professional scrap car buying company like us.

Get Off the Potholes!

As much as we all love to complain about the condition of our BC roads, we all know too well that potholes are just a part of life. It doesn’t matter how much we pay in taxes, they will still be there, popping up at the most inconvenient times. Like when we are trying to take that first sip of hot coffee, or as we look down for a split second to adjust the radio station. And especially when we are trying to drive as gingerly as possible with that $150 custom cake in the back seat for our first-born niece’s sweet sixteen birthday party. It seems that the majority of the time, most of us just drive right on over all the bumps and holes of the roads, unless we are packing precious cargo. But did you know that by simply trying to avoid driving over them (in the safest way possible), or even just slowing down as we hit them, we could save ourselves not only the huge headache from needing a wheel alignment, or replacing a rim, but we can save ourselves a fistful of cash.

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