If you are in a car accident and you do not call the police but you exchanged information what do you do?
I was pulling into a parking space at Walgreen's at about 1:30pm on 3/4/09 and a white 4 door 1996 Taurus gl was pulling
Don't run is the first thing; make sure everyone is okay and out of harms way; out of the traffic - call for the police. Exchange driver's license information, insurance information. If anyone is hurt, call 911. DO NOT LEAVE THE SCENE until the police have told you it is okay or if it is a minor accident and you have not called the police and you have all exchanged info and you can drive…
If someone gets in an accident exchanges insurance information doesnt call the police for a report and leaves the scene of the accident can a misdemenor or felony be charged to that person?
No, the accident occurred between the two parties, a police report is not necessary. Your insurance company can take the information regarding the accident. A police officer may write a citation based on the story that is told, but he cannot testify that he witnessed the accident so his involvement is generally useless.
You can't unless they tell you who they are insured with. Who a person is insured with or even if they have insurance is a private matter between the insured and the insurance company. Now, if there is an accident and the police come to the scene they will collect that information and put it in the accident report. This is why it is crucial to always call the police to the scene of the…
If you were involved in a minor car accident turn on your hazard lights and pull of the road. Make sure you look write down the other driver's license plate number in case he drives off. Call the police as soon as possible. Exchange information with everyone who was involved in the accident and then contact your insurer with the information and notify them of the loss.
If you have been involved in an accident with a Semi Truck, the first thing you should do is get medical help, even if you feel fine, you could have injuries. Afterwards, call the police. Exchange information with the other drivers involved in the accident. Get their license numbers and insurance information.
What would you do if you were told not to give your insurance info after a car accident that was not your fault?
Always cooperate with an investigation by the police. Your question points out another reason to call the police when you are in an accident. Let the officer assign responsibility. Show the officer your license, registration and insurance card. After he is through with the investigation it will be obvious who is responsible and whose insurance gets to pay for the damage. Taken from www.progressive.com and the back of my insurance card. You must give all…