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What To Do After A Car Accident?

What To Do After A Car Accident? You could be driving down a road one day, just minding your own business, following traffic rules when BAM! You get rear-ended. That's the thing about car accidents. They happen. Sometimes even when you're being very careful unfortunately. But when they happen...what do you do? Who do you call? What's your next move? Take a deep breath and follow these steps if, ever, you should find yourself in a car accident. メ デ Steps To Take Call 911 After An Accident 911 If someone is injured, call 911 immediately File A Report Call the police or the fire department to report your accident Safety Measures Take steps to prevent further accidents and/or injury. If permissible, safe and/or the police or fire department suggests doing so, move your vehicle to the side of the road or other safe place and turn on your emergency flashers Don't Leave The Scene Do not leave the scene of the accident until it is appropriate to do so. Discuss Only With The Officials At the accident scene, do not discuss the specifics of the accident with anyone, except the police, fire department, or other emergency personnel Exchange Information Exchange with the other driver(s) your name, address, phone number, insurance company name and contact information, policy number and license plate number Take Pictures of the Accident Site If safe to do so, consider taking photos of the accident scene and vehicles Call Your Insurance Provider As soon as possible after an accident, call your insurer to report your claim atnti * . *** - - - ------- Going By The Numbers You'd be surprised to know how common are car accidents in the U.S. R.I.P 37000 2.35 Million 1600 children Die People Die / Year Injured or Disabled /Year Under 15 Years /Year Over 37000 people die in road crashes each year An additional 2.35 million are injured or disabled Over 1600 children under the age of 15 die every year Nearly 8000 people are killed in crashes involving drivers ages between 16 to 20 Road crashes cost the U.S. $230.6 billion per year, or an average of $820 per person Road crashes are the single greatest annual cause of death of the healthy U.S. citizen traveling abroad. Sources: Report

What To Do After A Car Accident?

shared by TheHartford on Feb 03
Car accidents happen without warning. But when they do, how well prepared will you be to face them? What do you do after a car accident. Explained.


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