WHAT TO DO
|When you are involved in a road accident,
when must you inform your insurance company?
You should inform them as soon as possible.
|If you were in an accident
that you think wasn't your fault, what should you do?
You should stop straight away, and exchange
your particulars with the other party.
If you've been in an accident,
where no one has been injured, but the vehicles are obstructing
the road, and possibly causing danger, what should you do?
Mark the positions of the vehicles,
and then move them off of the road.
|If you have been in a collision, where
the only damage that occured was to property, what actions should
It's not necessary to report the incident
to the gardaí, once you report it to the owner of the
|If there is a minor
collision with only some minor damage caused to both cars, what
should you do?
You should stop your vehicle, and exchange
your particulars with the other driver.
COLLISIONS INVOLVING INJURIES
|If a person has endured
an injury in a road accident, who should be called to the scene
An ambulance and the gardaí should
be called to the scene.
|If you have been in an accident, where
someone has been injured, what is the correct procedure?
Do not attempt to move the person, unless
there is a risk of fire or of another vehicle hitting the individual.
|If you arrived at the
scene of an accident, where there is an individual bleeding
profusely, what should you do?
You should make an attempt to stop the
bleeding by applying a tight bandage and pressure to the area
of the wound. (A clean cloth or article of clothing will suffice
if there is no bandage available.)
|If you have been in an accident where
someone has been left unconscious, what should you do?
You should loosen any tight clothing near
the neck, and keep the person warm with a blanket or coat.
|If you arrive at the
scene of an accident, where there is an injured individual,
should you give them something to drink?
|If a person has suffered an injury
in a collision, you should:
Turn on a hazard light, if available,
and call for help.
|If you have been involved in a collision,
what information must you share with a garda?
You must give any details that are asked
|If you are in a collision
with another vehicle, where neither party has been injured,
what should you do?
You should exchange all relevant information
and personal details with one another.
|If you have been involved in a collision
with a visiting uninsured driver, and no injury has occured,
who should you report the incident to?
It should be reported to the Motor Insurers
Bureau of Ireland, and also to your own insurance company.
|If you arrive at the scene of a collision
that involved a vehicle that was carrying hazardous materials,
what should you do?
You should remain well back, and raise