How to React After a Car Accident

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I know I’m stating the obvious when I say car accidents are less than ideal. Regardless…

Even though there are safer cars, safer roadways and numerous awareness campaigns these days, chances are you’ve seen or experienced a car accident. So – they are less than ideal and they’ve become commonplace. Unfortunately, many of us still aren’t really sure how to react if we happen to get into an accident.

Luckily, there are some things you can do in preparation that can make a car accident little less irksome. First thing first, try to keep calm. This can be the most difficult task when your adrenaline is pumping and your heart racing, but losing your cool will only make a bad situation worse.

Always call the police if:

If no one is hurt:

After the accident:

We can’t stop the inevitable but we can do our best to react appropriately in those moments. Keep calm and carry on. As a helpful reminder in for these stressful situations, print off one of our Claim Cards (from our Resource Centre) and keep it in your vehicle at all times. Safe travels 🙂