to whom it may concern

To the girl who backed into my car in the grocery store parking lot:

A. It was daytime and you don't have tinted windows. Witnesses can see that you are a white young woman with a long, blonde ponytail.

B. When it sounds/feels like you've backed into something, you should stop. Especially when it is daytime and people can see you. And copy down your license plate number.

C. Not only should you stop, you should write a note and say something like, "Sorry! My number is xxxxx and I use State Farm insurance." Or at the very least, write a fake note so that other people around you think you are leaving insurance information. When you just drive off, it makes everyone around you angry and they all copy down your license plate number and wait for me to come out of the grocery store so they can tattle on you.

D. Tell your dad not to be surprised when he hears from me. Just because he lives in another city north of Dallas, the small, dark SUV is registered to him, so I'm assuming you are in Austin for college.

E. Yes, the damage is very minimal. I probably won't even get it fixed. But I *will* teach you a lesson about backing into somebody's car and then driving off. Some people would say that it is the principle of the thing. Maybe I will take you to small claims court and sue you for $5 just to prove a point.

Never underestimate the power of the internet. Or having friends in law enforcement.


sarahsmile3 said...

Yes! As somebody that was in a nasty hit-and-run accident, I am glad you are going to teach this gal a lesson. If she does not learn her lesson now,who knows...she may end up getting drunk one Thanksgiving in the future, hitting a couple as they are driving around looking at places to live, and drive off without even checking to see if they were ok.

Stupid hit-and-run drivers.

Laurie said...

Been there as well. :/

If you didn't scare the crap out of her, I'd be terribly disappointed. What a turd.

"Miss Bee" said...

Bad news. The plate number might be wrong. But my secret agent is going to run them in a variety of different ways - like a K instead of an X, a 2 instead of a Z, etc. Keep your fingers crossed. ;)

sarahsmile3 said...

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah! The same thing happened in my hit and run!

I'm sure she will get hers eventually. You just might not be the one to give it to her.