What to do if you’re in a car accident

Posted on 2017-04-13

 

If you’ve ever been involved in a car accident, no matter how minor or serious it was, you’ll know that it can be hard to keep a calm head. Your heart races and it’s difficult to stay focused on what you need to do. You might think you’ve got all the information you need until you call your insurer to put in a car insurance claim and realise that you missed out on the most basic details.

That’s why we’ve created this infographic that tells you what to do if you’re involved in a car accident. Follow these steps, and you’ll be sure to do the right thing from start to finish.

What do you get with Budget Car Insurance?

Tow Assist

This is automatically included with all Comprehensive Vehicle policies, but if you’ve got Third-party Only or Saver Cover, that doesn’t mean you can’t get it! Simply give us a call on 0861 60 01 20 and you can have it added to your policy for a fee.

When will we tow your vehicle?

We will tow your vehicle if it is not drivable when you’ve been involved in an accident. 

Where will we tow your vehicle to?

We will tow your vehicle to our nearest towing destination, where one of our qualified motor assessors will inspect the damage and prepare a repair estimate.

Will there be any costs involved?

If you make use of our towing services, we’ll cover the cost for the towing and storing of your vehicle.

Car hire

You can choose to add car hire cover to get you back on the road while we repair or attempt to recover your vehicle.

Will there be any costs involved?

Yes, you will be required to pay a refundable deposit when taking delivery of your rental vehicle.

If you’d like an affordable comprehensive car insurance quote, give us a call on 0861 00 19 17 or leave your details and we’ll call you back.

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