this check list in the vehicle with you as a reminder should you be involved
in an accident.
- Stay calm and make the
accident scene as safe as possible.
- Switch off the ignition
- Activate your hazard
lights and if you carry a reflective triangle sign erect it.
- Notify police if there
are injuries or property damage if the owner is not present.
- Keep yourself and others
off the road.
- Keep everyone away from
leaking petrol and battery acid.
- Do not make hurried
- Do not admit liability.
- Exchange names, addresses,
registration numbers and insurance company details. Include contact details
of any witnesses, should the police attend, get an incident reference number
- Do not, in any circumstances
drive an unroadworthy vehicle. If your vehicle is towed get the contact details
of the towing firm and give them your insurance company details.
speed were you travelling?km
accident scene details below.
Other Drivers Details
Policy Holders Name:
Contact Smart Collision Repairs Ph. 03 349-9591
Now its' happened what do I do next?
- Contact your insurance
company and lodge a claim (we cannot begin repairing your vehicle until you
have done this and the claim has been accepted and a claim number allocated)
- Make sure you supply
your insurance company with all the details regarding the accident including
the other parties details and any witness details or police incident number
this will speed up the claims acceptance process.
- If your vehicle is still
driveable visit the team at 15 Smarts rd in Hornby. (or if your vehicle needs
to be towed advise your insurance company or tow truck driver you want your
vehicle to be repaired at Smart Collision Repairs and have the vehicle moved
to our secure premises) Our estimators will then be able to assess the damage
to your vehicle.
- Once their assessment
has been completed they can then give you an estimate of how long the repairs
will take, organise when you want it repaired and book you in for a loan car
- Our estimators are familiar
with the procedures of all insurance companies and once your vehicle is on
site for repairs they will handle everything else from there. All you have
to do is relax and forget its happened.
- Smart Collision Repairs
guarantees all its work. We use the PPG global refinish system, which has
a lifetime warranty on its paint finishes and we fit only the highest standards
of parts. We pride ourselves on our quality of repair and your vehicle will
be returned back to manufactures specifications
- As soon as your vehicle
has been repaired, valet and inspected the estimator in charge of your vehicle
will contact you personally to inform you when it is ready for collection.
The only trace of the accident will be a fading memory.
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