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Reckless driver in white van drove into construction cones and damaged my car. Need help finding the company the car belongs to

dev_ev

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Feb 25, 2020
11
5
San Diego
Can some help me identify the company the car belongs to that damaged my Model Y. I am unable to determine the license plate. But want to track down the company that owns it.

This happened in San Diego on I-5 Northbound, near Solana beach exit 39.

Want to see if anyone can help with the Number plate identification or the company logo that the car belongs to.

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gigawatt1010

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Aug 21, 2016
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OCNY
I don’t see a company logo other than the number 653 on the hood. Judging by the pimp my ride wheels, I think this is just a private pimp van. Good luck.
 

dev_ev

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Feb 25, 2020
11
5
San Diego
I don’t see a company logo other than the number 653 on the hood. Judging by the pimp my ride wheels, I think this is just a private pimp van. Good luck.
That blue stripes logo and 653 made me think maybe it belong to some company.

and unable to figure out the number plate with the bad image quality of teslacam :(
 

TLLMRRJ

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Dec 19, 2019
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I wish the cams had decent resolution. They are way better than nothing, but remind me of my 90's Sony camcorder that recorded digital video to a 3.5" floppy disk.
 
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N1L CO2

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Jul 10, 2020
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I agree with the folks here. I don't believe that's a company van. Seems like it was a cargo van in its previous life that got converted to a pimp mobile. I thought that side window came from any real custom shop/manufacturer.
 
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TLLMRRJ

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It could have been used in the past as a commercial passenger van. They usually have those numbers on there to register as a commercial vehicle. I could see where someone that bought it used didn't bother to remove those numbers.
 

dev_ev

Member
Feb 25, 2020
11
5
San Diego
Does any one know if it is possible to request camera footage from traffic signals ? And I read somewhere that it is possible to get footage from other Tesla drivers around the incident. like crowd sourcing, but couldn't find the link now. I think there were 4 more teslas around me at that time in different lane.
 

dev_ev

Member
Feb 25, 2020
11
5
San Diego
sorry... time to move on. did your car have any damage? Guy doesn't know how to drive. Move on
major damage to the front and the right side. the bumper is hanging and the right side got ripped off and it fell near the incident spot. The sensors gone crazy and been beeping randomly.

I am so scared and sad to even looking at the damage again.
 
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TLLMRRJ

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Dec 19, 2019
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Were you on AP? I can say when I see a car in front of me doing something really stupid like running off the road, I slow down immediately. But AP would have sped up in that case since there was now more distance to the next car in front of you when he veered off the road.
 

qdeathstar

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May 17, 2019
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A piece of traffic cone/pole tore your car apart, wtf? They're suppose to be pretty soft. This is really disappointing craftsmanship from Tesla
This was one kd the big ones. You should watch the video. The rubber piece that hit the car probably weighs 10 pounds or so and doesn’t flex.
 

gigawatt1010

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Aug 21, 2016
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Like I and others said earlier in this thread, I think trying to identify the van is a dead end at this point.
I’m actually on a road trip right now, driving back from FL to NY and there was a pickup truck somewhere in NC that was loaded with heavy flattened cardboard boxes. He didn’t secure it properly and the winds made several big pieces fly off and hit a bunch of cars causing them to swerve. I’m pretty sure it damaged a few of them. I’m glad I missed the big piece by a few feet.
Some people are just careless and don’t understand safety at all. It’s unfortunate for those of us that get involved, but that’s what insurance is for. Glad no one was hurt.
 

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