By definition, an accident isn’t something you can anticipate and get ready for. But since an irresponsible driver, killer pothole, or weather emergency could be just around the corner, it doesn’t hurt to make some preparations you’ll hopefully never have to use.
Make sure you have your auto insurance agent’s name and phone number somewhere in your car or wallet so it’s ready to exchange if you get in a fender-bender or worse. Keep a small notebook and a pen in the glove compartment for writing down the other person’s information and any other observations about the event you may want to share with your insurer or the police.
Help on Hand
Along with your insurer’s information, keep the name of your mechanic handy as well, so you’ll know where to have your car towed if necessary. Knowing which auto body shop you’d want to use is also … Read More