Columbus, OH, December 17, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Your heart is beating fast, your breathing is not smooth and you can't believe that you just got into an accident. But when you open your eyes and feel alive, then say ‘Thank God’. Now, the question is what needs to be done once the dust settles.
“Getting involved in a car accident is always a stressful situation. First of all one has to be concerned with the safety of everyone inside the car, as well as the passengers of the other car if it is involved too. The damage of the car, the probability that now it’s not fit for driving, and the underlying fear of how much it is going to cost to put it back on the road are the issues everybody gets stressed with. Though it is not easy to do, first of all you have to be very clear in your mind and respond in a very practical manner to all these issues and, at the same time, find all necessary information to make an insurance claim,” CEO of Insure4USA.com stated.
Though accidents are always awful, one has to keep himself well in hand during that situation and should handle it very practically. Insure4USA.com recommends following these tips that every driver should know.
First, move the car to the side of the road, as not to obstruct the traffic on the road and lessen the risk of any other vehicle colliding with it. Then, switch off the car engine and turn on the hazard lights to warn others of the danger.
If anyone is injured in the accident, call the emergency services to ask for medical assistance immediately. If there are injuries or the other party involved in the accident leaves the scene, then call the police. Even if it is a minor fender bump or scratches, you still have to keep the police in the loop; in case of not calling the police to the scene of the accident, report the accident at the nearest police station within 24 hours. If there is another party involved, put down the names and addresses of everybody who were involved, and the insurance and license details of the other car. Moreover, if there were any witnesses to the accident, inquire them further for their details as well.
Finally, it must be said that one may drive responsibly and defensively, and has to know what to do just in case of getting into a collision. Always keep the auto insurance information in the glove compartment. When an accident occurs, stay at the scene of the accident until the police come; make sure to have the name of the officer. In order to get the coverage for sure, read the policy attentively.
“Nowadays, auto insurance is a must for all the people who own a vehicle. Day by day the number of road accidents and mishaps are increasing. Therefore, getting coverage against so many detrimental things that can happen to almost anyone without even a prior notice, auto insurance is a worth investment. These days, when internet is available for almost everyone, finding a car insurance quote is a rather easy task,” CEO of Insure4USA.com added.
Insure4USA.com is an online marketplace that allows consumers the compare insurance quotes from top insurance companies.
Insure4USA.com offers auto, motorcycle, life, health, home, renters, and business insurance quotes online. For more information, visit Insure4USA.com (http://www.insure4usa.com).