Instructions to Drivers

If you are involved in an accident :

  • Stop and exchange the following information with the other driver or persons involved:
    • Name and address of driver (& owner if different to driver).
    • Registration numbers/descriptions of vehicles and damage.
    • Insurance company details.
  • Where damage to other property has occurred (e.g. fences, gates etc), record details of damage and details of owner(s) if available.
  • At the scene of the accident, record the names and addresses of any witnesses.
  • If the vehicle is immobilised remove valuables and arrange for it to be towed to a convenient place of safety for repair.
  • If the accident involves injury to any person or animal it must be notified to the police.


If the vehicle is stolen :

Report the theft to the nearest Police station immediately and obtain a complaint acknowledgement form.