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Old 09-09-2013, 01:22 PM   #1
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We Found The Car

I did much of the research through the BBB (not the Bed Bath and Beyond!) and discovered the reputable dealership. DA, Gwen, and I went to it this morning. I told the man what we desired but they did not have the C-Max like the rented car.

But he found the exact car in a dealership in South Carolina. The man said he could do the courtesy trade for the car we want. So, our C-Max will be arriving at 3:00pm. We came to home for lunch, then Gwen followed me to the rental agency to return the rented C-Max. She will take us back to the dealership then.

I called the insurance agency to discuss the insurance rates. They have the different levels of rates and DA advised me to get all the coverages, the most expensive rates. She told me it is best to do this with the new car and the new driver such as me.

The C-Max we will be receiving is a little bit used. It is white with 6,000 miles of use. It was this "demo" car. A "demo" car at the dealership is the car they give to the people when their own car is becoming serviced. I do like this advantage of the miles being used. There are the things called "bugs" sometimes in the new cars which occur in the first miles of the use. This C-Max is the much less expensive than the new cars because of the use.

I am able to call the insurance agency of the car and tell the VIN (that is the Vehicle Identification Number) and the other information of the car and the credit card number to them. Then I will drive it to home. I am missing of two classes today but the university knows of the situation with attending to DA.

DA wishes to ride up into the mountains when we receive the car. She can not see them but she loves the "feel" of the mountains and the smelling of the fresh air.

And there are the rules of the car. I am not to have the classmates in the car yet until I become more experienced of the driving. DA and Mamma shall judge the time of the rule. I have ridden in the classmate's car and I do not like that. They make too much of the noise and they like the bad music, and it is very loud.

I must not use the phone while I am driving. For me it is the sensible idea. People on the phones in the cars crash into the others. That is a terrible thing.

I must go now. I hope everyone has the very good day!

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Old 09-09-2013, 01:27 PM   #2
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Woohoo! Best of luck with your new car. Have fun and drive safe.

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Old 09-09-2013, 01:51 PM   #3
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Congratulations on finding your car!
Sounds like you are well on your way to being a good driver. I wish my kids were half as smart, especially about the phone.
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Congratulations and good luck.
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Old 09-09-2013, 02:24 PM   #5
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Yay, Cat!!! She's got wheels!!!
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Old 09-09-2013, 02:26 PM   #6
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Congratulations, Cat! Glad you found what you wanted at a good price! NC mountains are beautiful. Have a great time
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Old 09-09-2013, 02:52 PM   #7
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Cat, shut your phone off when you get in the car. Make it part of your routine.

Put your seatbelt on, shut the phone off and then insert the key in the ignition. By shutting the phone off, you won't be distracted when it rings.

Do this every time and you will be one of the safest drivers on the road.

And congratulations. Drive safely and stick to your rules.
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I'm really excited for you, Cat! Congrats!
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Old 09-09-2013, 04:17 PM   #9
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Congrats on the new wheels Cat.
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Old 09-09-2013, 04:28 PM   #10
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Thank you! We have come home. DA is very tired again; she has had much of the activity today so she is in the nap until the dinnertime.

I promise to keep the rules. I do not use the phone as I am driving. It is not safe and I become nervous if I am to see the driver near me using the phone. And always driving with the seatbelts on!

I just took the photo of the car and loaded it onto my desktop display. Here it is!

I am very excited of this!

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