Be­ware of the trol­leys

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - NEWS -

NEW data from NRMA In­sur­ance has re­vealed that last year in Queens­land, Fri­day was the most com­mon day for driv­ers to have a run in with a shop­ping trol­ley, with col­li­sions peak­ing at 10am and 3pm.

The in­surer is call­ing for shop­pers to take care in car parks, with a sur­vey re­veal­ing one in two Aus­tralians don’t re­turn their shop­ping trol­ley to a des­ig­nated bay.

NRMA In­sur­ance Head of Re­search, Robert McDon­ald warns that stray shop­ping trol­leys can cause se­ri­ous dam­age to cars.

“A prang with a shop­ping trol­ley on av­er­age can cause $1800 worth of dam­age,” he said.

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