OPINION | Beware: cars don’t come with crash records

One of the most-asked questions by would-be buyers of a second-hand car is: “Has it been in an accident?” It’s fair to say many a car salesman has answered with a “no”, or a reassuring “only a fender bender” when the truth would be: “Yes, a really bad one, you wouldn’t believe what the car looked like before it was fixed.

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