When you receive a traffic ticket in Georgia after being involved in an accident, you are typically the driver that is held responsible, according to the ticket, for causing the accident. Since an accident is so stressful, in the heat of the moment a driver may panic and say things that might do more harm than good in the long run.
The list below includes recommendations from our Georgia Accident ticket lawyers of what to do after you are involved in an accident.
- Do Not Admit Fault
- Try to remain as calm as possible
- Contact the police by calling 911 if applicable, each accident is different
- Exchange contact information which includes; the year, make, model and plate number of the other vehicle(s)
- If there are witnesses, identity and get contact information
- Get insurance carrier and policy number of all involved parties
- Do not discuss the liability limits of your insurance policy with anyone at the scene
- Contact or call your insurance company to report the accident
If the police arrive at the scene of the accident and you receive a citation, do not argue with the officer as this will obviously, not be helpful in the long run! Call our office at 404-315-9936 for a free Georgia traffic accident ticket consultation. We could help you reduce the violation, points and protect your driving record as much as possible.
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