Accident Tips

YOU WERE IN AN ACCIDENT – NOW WHAT?

 

DON’T:

>> Do not leave the scene of the accident.

>> Do not discuss responsibility or admit >> fault.

>> Do not provide your address or contact information to other drivers, passengers or witnesses.

>> Do not allow your license or registration to be photographed.

>> Do not be forced to have repairs done at a shop you are not comfortable with. You are allowed to choose your repair facility.

NEXT STEPS:

>> Get a copy of any accident reports or incidents reports filed by the police and other drivers to assist in settling your claim.

>> Follow instructions from your auto insurance agent.

DO:

>> Stay safe – assess the situation for your immediate safety.

>>  Stay in your car if there is a risk of injury or moving might put you at risk of further injury.

>> Get uninjured passengers out of the vehicle and to a safe location away from traffic and the vehicle.

>> Call 911 immediately to report the accident and get help to the scene, if needed.

>> Take the names and car insurance information of any drivers involved in the accident.

>> Provide your information to the police.

>> If you are able to, take photos to document the scene if it is safe to do so.

DO:

>> Stay safe – assess the situation for your immediate safety.

>>  Stay in your car if there is a risk of injury or moving might put you at risk of further injury.

>> Get uninjured passengers out of the vehicle and to a safe location away from traffic and the vehicle.

>> Call 911 immediately to report the accident and get help to the scene, if needed.

>> Take the names and car insurance information of any drivers involved in the accident.

>> Provide your information to the police.

>> If you are able to, take photos to document the scene if it is safe to do so.

DON’T:

>> Do not leave the scene of the accident.

>> Do not discuss responsibility or admit >> fault.

>> Do not provide your address or contact information to other drivers, passengers or witnesses.

>> Do not allow your license or registration to be photographed.

>> Do not be forced to have repairs done at a shop you are not comfortable with. You are allowed to choose your repair facility.

NEXT STEPS:

>> Get a copy of any accident reports or incidents reports filed by the police and other drivers to assist in settling your claim.

>> Follow instructions from your auto insurance agent.

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