Top 10 TTDs After a Car Accident

  1. Stay calm, take a deep breath, and stay away from moving traffic.
  2. Check for injuries and call an ambulance whenever in doubt.
  3. If the accident is minor, move the cars to a safe place, out of traffic.
  4. Turn on your vehicle’s hazard lights. Use cones, triangles or flares for safety.
  5. Call the police to report the accident.
  6. Don’t admit any fault,┬áregardless of the┬ácircumstances.
  7. Record all pertinent accident details, and take photos of the scene and damage!
  8. Get information about the other driver(s) and anyone else involved, including their name, address, phone, drivers license (take a photo of this if possible), plate number and Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).
    (TIP: use your smart phone camera to take pictures of license plates, drivers licenses and the accident scene from multiple perspectives)
  9. Contact your insurance company ASAP
  10. Call Griffin Insurance if you have questions!