Car Accident Checklist

A Checklist for the Unexpected

When in a minor car most people are so flustered and filled with adrenaline that they can hardly think straight. However it’s important to remain calm, this will help keep other drivers, your passengers and road users involved in the car crash relaxed. Remaining calm will also help you to remember the details of the accident. Whether it was a driver error, a road obstruction or a poor road surface. 

To help you gather your thoughts after an accident, Road and Race Restorations have created an accident checklist. Click on the link below to download the form and keep in your glove box should the unexpected happen. 

When you have an accident it’s always good to know exactly what you need to do. Here is a checklist you can look at and download to keep in your car to help you take the proper steps in a car accident

Our Road and Race Accident Checklist

  • If anybody is Injured call the Emergency Services
  • Move all involved vehicles out of the way of traffic
  • Call the police
  • Collect the information of any people and vehicles involved in the accident download form
  • Do not allow your driver’s license to be photographed
  • Do not discuss the accident with anyone except police and your insurance agent, and do not admit fault.
  • If you can, take pictures of the following
    • Each car, including license plates and all vehicle damage
    • Each driver • Any skid marks
    • Location markers (landmarks, street signs, addresses)
    • Accident debris • Other property damage
  • Notify your insurance agent, regardless of fault, and record the claim number.

Try to collect as much information as you can. Download this form and keep it in your glovebox.