Don’t Know What To Do After An Auto Accident? Start By Calling Your Roadside Assistance Program

Car CollisionCar accidents can happen at any time and they are very terrifying. Auto accidents usually leave drivers in a state of shock and they are unsure what to after it happens. Here are some important steps to take:
First, be sure that everyone is all right. If not, call 911 immediately. Be sure to call your roadside assistance program to come assist you.

Second, call your insurance agent. They can inform you about what information needs to be exchanged with the other driver. In addition, they will assist you in examining the scene. Also, it is important not to admit fault at the scene of the accident. The drivers’ insurance companies will be the ones who will determine which driver is at fault.

Last, be sure to read the information that is in your insurance policy. This will help you to file a claim within the specific time limit. A lot of the time, if there is vehicle damage that exceeds $750, it will be necessary to file an SR1 form. This form can be located on the your state DMV’s website.

It is extremely scary when you get into an accident. Unfortunately, it generally happens to all drivers at some point. Therefore, it is important to know what steps need to be taken after an accident happens. To help relieve some stress, be sure to heave all important and necessary documents readily available. These documents include your insurance policy and your auto warranty.

Posted on Friday, December 16th, 2011 at 12:36 pm In Roadside Assistance Program  

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