Up until June 2020, I put an average of 5k/yr on my 1958 356. Last June, I “encountered” another driver who did not see me in a sea of SUVs and pickup trucks and pulled out of a parking lot and into my DS fender. Not much damage, relatively speaking, but the car has been “off line” for going on 14 months being repaired. Aside from the damage, the accident gave me pause: what would have happened if we were both doing 60 mph? (I wouldn’t be typing this) So, when the car comes home, I think I’ll be a lot less eager to jump in it for a joy ride knowing my life may be at risk. I love it, but like I’ve always said, I don’t want to die in it.
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