Alright. So, back in July I mentioned when my zipcar was stolen. To provide some more background, I was with some kid I used to know on his birthday, essentially in the middle of nowhere, and some drunk bogans took the car for a joyride in the middle of the night. Totalled it. And somehow, miraculously, returned it to where it was parked.
Here in America, the land of the free and the home of the brave, that means I get to pay $3500. What’s really baffling, is the reason that my insurance won’t cover it after Zipcar said tough break, is because the car wasn’t locked. The most hilarious part about that, is that Zipcar, in all of it’s genius keyless-ignition technology, assumes that humans will either a) intuitively know that a plastic card locks a car in the absence of a key or b) actually research this topic prior to picking up the “convenient” vehicle. Continue reading