the police, if necessary. Report any circumstances that put
you and your passengers or your vehicle in danger. Find a
safe spot to wait for help. In heavy traffic it is best to
put some distance between yourself and your car.
Remember to switch on your hazard lights and place a reflective
triangular warning sign at least 20 meters behind the vehicle.
It is also advisable to have a camera in your car to enable
you to take photos in case of accident.
sure to have access to an adequate first aid kit
After an accident, show your driver's licence only to the
other party involved or the police.
Report the accident to your insurance company as soon as possible.
carry your vital medical information preferably through medical
identification with a link to a medical record, and in your
wallet or purse.
Francesca Black has worked in the emergency services field
for more than 10 years. More information available at Prepare
for Emergency http://www.prepare-for-emergency.com