Auto accidents can occur out of nowhere. They can be either a light bump or a costly wreck. So, it’s important to have vehicle accident preparedness info for any instance. In whatever situation, be sure to stay calm, and if possible, move your vehicle to the side of the road. Wait for help to arrive. When help arrives, allow them to do their job. Remember to stay calm. Wrecks can make you emotionally on edge, so do your best to remain calm and patient. Not only for you, but also for passengers in the wreck with you.
• Call 911 and Wait for Help
Call 911 and alert them of any injuries. Give them as much information as possible, including the condition you and your passengers are in. Calling the police should be your first reaction when you are in any wreck. If someone is injured they will be the ones to assist with their medical needs and/or call an ambulance. They will also clean up the auto accident’s aftermath. Even if no one is injured, but your vehicle is damaged, it is still good to call the police. They may decide not to come if the situation doesn’t seem urgent. If you aren’t sure what to do or how to go on, ask the officer or head of dispatch for information and advice.
• After the Accident, Document Everything
Take pictures or videos of the scene, marks on the car or state of the car, area of accident, etc. It is important for the police to be at the scene so you can begin to file a report. It will be an overview and assessment of the wreck. If they don’t arrive, you will need to go to the police department and file one yourself.
• Towing Company
We are Select Towing and Recovery. Call us at 307-277-0713. Casper’s locally owned towing company. Here to help you in any wreck, any weather, and provide recovery towing.
• Contact Your Insurance Company
They will help you file the appropriate forms and assess any damage for repairs.
• Avoiding Accidents
While vehicle accidents are part of life and can occur at any time and anywhere, it is important to try to avoid them. So, be alert and mindful of your surroundings. If you have to second guess yourself wait or slow down.
For more information check out Driving Safety.