If you’re shopping for a replacement vehicle, there’s a major item you need to have on your checklist besides price, color, make and model. It’s something you don’t want: evidence of water damage from a flood.
Last year an estimated 250,500 insured vehicles in 15 states were damaged by floods from Super Storm Sandy, said Roger Morris of the National Insurance Crime Bureau of Des Plaines, Ill. About 150,000 of those were in New York.
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