Car accidents are stressful situations, and it’s easy to get so caught up in moments like these that you can’t remember what you’re supposed to do. If you familiarize yourself with the right steps to follow after an accident, it will be easier to remember what to do should such a situation ever occur.
Stop and Decide
Stop your car if it has been involved in an accident. Once you’ve stopped, decide whether you need to call the police and get help. You must do so if someone has been injured or killed, there is significant damage to one or both vehicles or to surrounding property, if a driver is uninsured, or if a pedestrian or cyclist was involved
If none of the above are true, you can leave after exchanging information with other drivers. You must still report the accident to the Collision Reporting Centre within a …