10 Tips to Follow If You’re in a Rental Car Accident

Whether you’re in a minor fender bender or a major accident, it’s important to know which steps to follow to ensure the proper care is taken for you and your vehicle. Getting into an accident while in a rental car can be challenging, but knowing what to do can help.

Man and women examining car after accident.

According to a recent WhatHappensNow article, here are ten tips to follow if you’re in a rental car accident:

  1. Pull over to a safe spot, turn on your hazard lights (flashers) and stop before calling for help.
  2. Check for injuries. Call 9-1-1 if there are injuries.
  3. Watch for oncoming vehicles before exiting the car.
  4. Call the local police or law enforcement agent.
  5. Call the rental car company.
  6. Call your insurance agent.
  7. Document the damage of the accident.
  8. Towing the car.
  9. Keep copies of ALL receipts.
  10. Get extra estimates.

Read the full article here.