Torch my ride!
Debt-heavy consumers, finding their pocketbooks unable to support their monstrous gas-guzzlers, are apparently turning to perfectly rational and legal means of debt resolution: insurance fraud. Meanwhile, across the pond, people are are still immolating cars for the more traditional
reason: destroying the evidence. Should you find yourself in either situation any time soon Slate has a handy guide
for you. If you have no such plans however, you may still want to read this
in case your car ignites legitimately. And have a damn good story ready.
posted by baphomet
on Jun 12, 2006 -