3 Tips for Filling Out a Car Accident Report
Summer is almost here and that means it is time to start planning vacations and road trips, so you and your family can enjoy some fun in the sun while the kids are out of the school and you can take some time off from work. Summer also means that there will be more vehicles on the highways and roadways with you, which means the chances are increased that you could be involved in an unfortunate fender bender.
While we certainly don’t expect to be involved in a motor vehicle accident, they can happen. If you are involved in a mishap on the road, keep these tips in mind when filling out your car accident report:
- Make sure the insurance information for the other driver is accurate by asking to see a copy of their coverage. Copy the policy number, owner address, and other pertinent information directly from the policy data.
- Avoid being too verbose regarding the potential cause of the accident. Stick to facts and keep your statements brief and to the point.
- Write down the make, model, and year of the other vehicle, and don’t forget to get the VIN number and license plate number.
As always, contact your insurance provider immediately. If you would like information on obtaining a motor vehicle insurance policy or you are considering switching carriers, contact us at Schumacher Insurance Group today and find out how we can help you get the coverage you need at rates you can afford.