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Every Car Owner’s Nightmare and What To Do

Heather Gribbin

Heather Gribbin

November 9, 2018

Heather loves Land Rovers and spending time in the great outdoors.


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Whether you have a Land Rover or not, there are few things more upsetting - and annoying - than having an accident in your car. You’ve spent all that time on it and it was just perfect, and now there is a big dent where that once spotless paintwork used to be. And sometimes, that’s the least of your worries, with the injuries that you have after the accident taking precedence over everything else. Well, though we hope you won’t need it, we’ve made a list of things to do if anything goes wrong, and you’re not quite sure what to do.

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Get yourself covered

The first thing to make sure of is that you have the right contacts if anything goes wrong. There is nothing worse than being involved in a tricky situation, and not knowing who to call for help, especially when there are many specialists who can sort out your issues whilst you - and your car - are on the road to recovery. This list should include a breakdown company that you can trust, so you’re not just stranded on the side of the road, patiently waiting for one of your mates to come and rescue you. Keep the details of this handy, because you don’t want to be scrolling through your emails trying to find out who your cover is with.

You should also make sure that you have a good insurance policy, so that you can claim back for anything that happened that wasn’t your fault. There is nothing more annoying than having to pay out, knowing that you just don’t really have the money to cover it, and if you’re careful about who you purchase your cover with, you won’t have to. There are many companies that you can look into for insurance, and you should be able to find the perfect one to help you out when you’re in need.

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Get your health sorted

You may also need to consider any injuries that you sustained from the accident, as it is commonplace to be affected no matter how small your crash may have been. You probably can’t afford to put this one off, because if you wait too long to get treatment, you could lose out on the opportunity to get your medical bills covered; this is especially difficult as many symptoms of car accident injuries don’t show until days or weeks later. Luckily, modern day car accident care is pretty advanced, and you can get X-rays, CT scans, digital ultrasounds and more upon visiting a specialist.

So, there we have it, a brief guide on what to do if you find yourself stuck after having a car accident. Make sure you have yourself covered by some trustworthy companies, and you know their details so you’re not left in the dark. And make sure that you sort your injuries with an accident care company you can rely on, so that you don’t lose out or risk your health. Have fun out there, knowing you’ve got everything sorted!

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