Do you know what to do if you are involved in a crash?
Unfortunately most drivers don’t know the proper steps that should be taken after a crash. This is understandable because emotions will almost certainly be running high and there’s a chance that some drivers or passengers will be hurt or in shock. However, the time immediately following a crash is often very critical both from a medical and from a legal standpoint. It is imperative that you protect yourself and others during this crucial time by being thoroughly prepared.
Post Crash Checklist
Ticket School is committed to increasing driver safety and providing the educational resources our customers need to stay safe on the road. That’s why when we came across the following post crash checklist created by the Kenneth J. Allen Law Group we knew that it would benefit our customers and readers. It is recommended that you download the PDF and print it so that you can keep it in your glove compartment or other safe location in your car in the event of a collison. That way you can go on autopilot and run through the list of things you need to do. This checklist is useful for any post crash situation regardless of who is at fault.
Reduce Your Risk
Of course the best scenario is if you can avoid becoming involved in a crash in the first place. Ticket Schools offers a range of driving courses for Florida, Texas, Virginia, New York, and Michigan drivers that are designed to teach people the fundamentals of safe driving and how to minimize their risk of a crash. In these courses you’ll learn everything from the dangers associated with intoxicated or distracted driving, to the importance of recognizing your driving state of mind, to rules of the road and key statistics. Plus, your insurance provider may even offer a discount of up to 10% on your premiums for completing one these safe driving courses!
Minimize Damage to Your Driving Record
If you have been involved in a crash, in addition to following the steps on the Post-Crash Checklist we also recommend that you look into whether or not one of our driving courses can help you minimize the damage to your driving record or the cost associated with your crash. If you received a ticket, the good news is that some drivers will be able to prevent or reduce the points added to their driving records as a result of this incident. This can help you keep your record in good standing and ensure that your license is not revoked or suspended. Plus, your auto insurance premiums are typically heavily linked to your driving record. By preventing/reducing the points on your record you can keep your insurance costs lower.
For more information please visit our course pages or call us at 1-(800) 558-9887 between 9am and 6pm EST Monday-Friday, excluding holidays.