fender-bender


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fender-bender

1. n. a minor accident. (see also rear-ender.) There are a couple of fender-benders on the expressway this morning, so be careful.
2. n. a reckless driver (who causes minor accidents). I can’t get insurance on my seventeen-year-old, who is a hopeless fender-bender.
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Another car from the official possession was also damaged after a fender-bender with the Volkswagen which spun around from the impact.
She is alleged to have caused a minor fender-bender just after leaving her home on that date, and allegedly gave the other driver a false name, address and phone number.
Tran was photographed by paparazzi taking pictures on her phone of the fender-bender, and authorities were not called to the scene.
According to Eugene Police Department reports, Fields first caused a minor fender-bender at Sixth Avenue and Garfield Street when she struck another vehicle that in turn was pushed into a truck.
BRITNEY Spears looks strangely happy - in a different car to the one in which she'd just had a fender-bender.
Steve Holland, Principal, Sparkman High School says, "Students are shocked by the noise and astounded by the power that's unleashed in even a minor fender-bender if an airbag deploys.
CASTAIC - A Canyon Country man faces charges of hit-and-run and attempted murder for running down a 72-year-old woman after the two were involved in a minor fender-bender, a CHP official said Thursday.
Rapper Wiz Khalifa also allegedly got into a fender-bender, according to reports.
The presidential press office also denied the allegations, stating three cars were moving in opposite traffic, the second one began passing, but upon noticing the procession, backed up and hit the third one a the one behind it, adding there are no injuries from the fender-bender.
State and local police south of Worcester and in northeast Connecticut reported many fender-bender accidents with "very minor" injuries.
Her lawyer Peter Knecht said: "She had a minor fender-bender.
The huge Expo featured the latest products and services for adjusting your way to better health-as well as a simulation of how truly messed-up your back can get from just a simple fender-bender.
after police say the teenager ran a red light while trying to catch up with a white car following a fender-bender.
If it's a fender-bender, more likely what we can do is move it over to the shoulder.