Car accidents unfortunately do happen, so it’s important to know what to do if you have an accident. By dealing with the accident with the correct steps, you can stop an unpleasant situation becoming worse and help ensure that you get the support and financial assistance from the insurance company when you need it.
IMPORTANT THINGS TO DO IMMEDIATELY AFTER A CAR ACCIDENT
✭ Stop! No matter how minor that you think a car accident is you must stop. In fact, failing to do so is a criminal offence under the Road Traffic Act.
✭ You should make sure your car’s engine is switched off and then turn your hazard lights on to alert other road users to your presence.
✭ If anyone has been injured in the car accident you should call the police (and an ambulance if necessary) as soon as possible.
✭ The police should also be called if the car accident is blocking the road or if you feel that a driver deliberately causes an accident to make a fraudulent insurance claim.
✭ If no one is injured and it is safe to do so, it can be beneficial to take photos of your vehicle and any other vehicles involved and start collecting essential information about any person or vehicle involved and of any witnesses.
✭ Call 999 immediately if someone leaves the scene of a car accident without providing their details.
✭ Accident Recovery - In most cases your insurance company will pay the recovery costs after an accident and we can deal with them directly leaving one less thing for you to worry about. Main criteria is that the accident was not your fault and that you have fully comprehensive insurance.
✭ If you have been in a car accident then call PTS Recovery and we can assist recover your vehicle no matter how damaged it is and can transport it to your home, a chosen garage or to our storage facility. Call Now.
We can also help with many other professional services including:
Emergency accident recovery services
Recovery for Cars
Recovery for Motorbikes
Recovery for Vans
Recovery for Light Commercial vehicles up to 3.5 ton
Homestart or On Site problems
Off Road Winching
Vehicle Collection and Delivery
Storage of Vehicles
✭ SPECIALIST VEHICLES
At PTS Recovery we have several purpose-built vehicles to be able to deal with almost any accident. When we agree to collect your damaged car, van or bike we will be able to decide which recovery vehicle is best suited to the job.
We ensure that all our fully liveried and purpose-built vehicles comply with the necessary standards. To make sure our vehicles are safe and reliable, we routinely test them as well. This attention to detail and desire to follow the rules means we can 100% be relied on when needed.
✭ SUPPORTING THE LOCAL COMMUNITY
PTS Recovery support many local charities and businesses throughout Cheshire. One that we are particularly proud of is our association with the Annual Tour of Cheshire Rally. click here
Unfortunately, the event this year was cancelled due to the extreme weather received towards the end of February 2018, however we are hoping that it may be possible for the event to be run later in the year. If it is on we will be there to assist the recovery of vehicles.