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#1 Posted : Tuesday, October 03, 2017 5:06:50 PM(UTC)

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Unfortunately I managed to place a nice sized dent in the side door of the federal vehicle I took for business travel. Since its not a emergency and doesn't stop me from anything I'm waiting to call it in during normal hours.

How bad can this be? I'm a bit worried. I don't mind taking responsibility in all but I am a new employee and of course this cant possible look good.
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As long as it wasn't due to gross negligence, you should be okay. There will be some paperwork involved, but shouldn't be that big a deal. I put a GOV ride into a side ditch many moons ago. Hit a patch of black ice, did a couple 360s , took out two reflector posts, and into the ditch. Entire front quarter panel destroyed, bent rims, and I still had another 6 hour drive to get home. Good times.
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I would let my supervisor know. Bad news does not age well. Hiding it is even worse.
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Not a big deal, but the fact that you did not report it when the incident occurred, possible problem.

I drive roughly 600 miles a month or more in a fed car, so the likelihood of me getting a fender bender is pretty good. In 15 years I have been in an accident 2x, I did the paperwork, never heard about again.
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