Your car is the last thing on your mind when you park it at the local supermarket. With dozens of shopping carts littering the parking lot, though, just a little wind can nudge a cart in the direction of your vehicle. A car dent from a shopping cart will cause superficial yet visible damage. While it’s not always preventable, you can take active measures to reduce the chances of it happening to your automobile.
How to Prevent a Car Dent from a Shopping Cart
One strategy is to park a bit further or even beyond the store premise. This will mean having to walk a longer distance, but hey, it’s good exercise. Most modern shopping carts have an embedded sensor to prevent theft. What this does is that it prevents the cart from being moved beyond an established perimeter. Wherever this perimeter is, park just outside of it. Continue Reading →