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If your vehicle is involved in an accident (regardless of the damage), what details must you give, to the other driver(s), if asked? If your vehicle is involved in an accident (regardless of the damage), what details must you give, to the other driver(s), if asked?

  • A. Only your name and address details if a Policeman asks for them.

  • B. You must let them see your licence, take details, and give the name and address of the vehicle's owner.

  • C. No details at all until you have contacted your insurance company.

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    The correct answer is B
     
    Correct. This ensures that all parties have the correct information for insurance purposes.
     
 
 
 

What should you do after an accident

Injury accident

If there are people injured in the accident then your first priority is to help them.

Check airways, breathing and circulation. If there is any heavy bleeding use a large piece of cloth folded into a thick pad, elevate the area of the body (if possible), and apply pressure to the wound.

Ensure that emergency services are called - call an ambulance first if one is needed.

Non-injury accident

You need to exchange information with the other driver. When you give your information don't admit liability; you may be confused about who is to blame.

There are many different kinds of accidents and also many ways to avoid having one. We have two guides that will give you all the information you need:

What to do if you have an accident or come across an accident.

How you can avoid having a vehicle accident.