Snyder Insurance March 16, 2016 No Comments

Commercial Vehicle Accident Report Procedures

What To Do If You Are In An Accident With A Company Vehicle

commercial vehicle accident stepsDrivers on the road represent your company. They need to do the same when involved in an accident. The initial facts gathered after the accidents will lay the foundation for potential lawsuits. It is important drivers realize this and act appropriately as to not solicit legal action. To mitigate potential losses, provide your drivers with the right tools and accident reporting procedures.

 

Provide An Accident Kit

Supplying your drivers with an accident kit in their glove box is a good first step in documenting the events of the accident. The kit should include the following:
• Emergency contact numbers so drivers know who to call
• Accident Report form addressing the who, what, how and why questions that will surface
• Blank paper to obtain witness information
• A pen
• A disposable camera to document damage

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