DO’S AND DON’TS IF YOU ARE INVOLVED IN AN AUTO ACCIDENT:
If you are involved in an auto accident, there are certain Do's and Don’ts that will help protect your rights and to avoid further harm to yourself. Here they are:
1. Stop the Car: The first thing that you should do when involved in an auto accident is to stop the car. Turn on your hazard lights to warn other drivers on the road. Move your car to a safer place, like a shoulder, if it is safe to do so. Stay calm. Get out of the car if it is safe to do so.
2. Call 911: Call 911 if anyone is injured and wait for help. If you are capable of providing first aid, then do so. Do not attempt to help the injured person if you do not know how to provide medical help. If you are injured, inform the police officer and/or paramedics about your injury and request appropriate medical help.
3. Gather Information: Exchange information with others involved in the accident, including the driver’s name, address, phone number, driver’s license num...