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What to do if you are in an Accident

According to the latest statistics by the national safety council, one in eight licensed drivers is involved in an automobile accident each year. Whether or not you become one of those unfortunate drivers involved in a collision, a few simple steps can help you lessen the headaches and expense of the accident.

In case of an accident:

  • Donít leave the scene.

  • If vehicles are operable, move them to the shoulder, out of the way of oncoming traffic.

  • Call for medical assistance, if there are any injuries.

  • Provide basic first aid, but donít move an injured person unless you possess medical or lifesaving expertise.

  • In many areas, you have to call the police, make sure to get the officers name badge number, police station, address and phone number. Ask when the accident report was filed, itís case and report number, and how you can get a copy.

  • Take careful note of the date and time of the accident, the street and city, weather and road conditions, direction and speed, you and the other drivers were going, and how the accident occurred.

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