Auto Accident: What Else You Should Know
Do you know what to do when you’ve been in an accident? Is it ok to move your vehicle? Are there times when you shouldn’t call the police? Should you take photos of the accident scene? And after the accident… what if you can’t work? What are your options? Read the following articles for help.
No one ever expects to be in an accident but being prepared for one in advance can make all the difference. Learn how to properly evaluate insurance options, what to do (and not do) after an accident, and other valuable tips to protect yourself and your loved ones if the very worst happens. The iBook version includes video and rich, interactive media. If you prefer to read it online or download a PDF version, you can!
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• (article) A Parent Contract for Teen Drivers
Teens driving is a scary time for parents and teens alike. Use this downloadable contract as a guide for meaningful conversation about expectations and safety.
• (infographic/PDF) What Drivers Should Know About Motorcycles
Under all the protective gear and the helmets, motorcycle riders are people that deserve the same amount of respect and courtesy on the road as other drivers. This downloadable infographic explains how to deal with common driving situations dealing with motorcyclists.
• (article) At the Scene of an Accident
This article contains vital information for you to know at the scene of an accident so you know what to do, what not to do, and how to protect yourself and others.
• (article) I Can’t Work. Now What?
In the event of an accident where someone else is at fault, there is no “pay as you go” option. The other insurance company won’t pay anything until the entire case is settled. This can take a very long time in some cases and this is a critical point that can be financially devastating for many people. In fact, insurance companies bank on the fact you can’t weather the long haul and will settle for lower than you need.
Specific advice for an accident where you’ve been injured in an accident by a drunk driver.
• (article) Do I Need a Lawyer?
You’ve been in an auto accident. Do you need a lawyer? That depends on the impact of the accident and whether you sustained injuries. Learn more.
• (article) The Unthinkable Happens: You’re in an Accident
This eBook excerpt discusses the various types of damages covered by insurance after an accident and who is responsible for them.
Most people assume that the facts are clear of who is at fault in an accident and that the other driver’s insurance company will do the right thing. This couldn’t be further from the truth…
• (article ) Who’s Going to Fix My Car?
This article explains how to use your insurance (even if the accident wasn’t your fault), how Collision insurance works, as well as whether or not valuables in your car can be part of your claim after an accident.