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Even a careless moment can cause an accident. And such an accident is bad at home, but it is usually still abroad more uncomfortable. It is therefore important that you are prepared in an emergency and in this stressful situation react properly can. But how are you best prepared for an emergency while on holiday? Basically, the first steps after the accident are both at home and abroad same. First the Activate hazard warning lights, then Rettungsweste attract that Accident site secure, possible Help injured people, yourself in Bring security in the human body and facts about the Emergency call Notify (112). In the event of an accident outside of Germany, it is advisable to alert the police immediately to prevent possible misunderstandings.
consider your own insurance
If you have the accident self inflicted then you should as soon as possible Your insurance communicate. For this was in many European countries a Central call of the car insurers set up. You can either online or 0800/2502600 reach. Have all information available when you call Motor vehicle liability insurance of the other party involved in the accident (License plate, date of damage and country of accident) ready. In order to be able to answer later queries, this should Accident log, including the file number and address of the responsible police station. In addition, the Vehicle types, which Insurance as well as the Names and addresses of all involved be noted. If the accident was caused by a third party, so should Photos be made from the final position of the vehicles, the location of the accident, the vehicle damage, the skid marks and vehicle parts thrown away. In general, photos are harmful NEVER, as we find!
do not sign anything
Make sure that they contain documents that you cannot understand or that are in a foreign language should not sign a lump sum, Also oral statements about the cause of the accident refrain from will. Only in the event of vehicle seizure or arrest, make an immediate payment and get yourself one for it receipt exhibit. If you are unsure, you can also contact a German diplomatic mission abroad. Should injuries occur, one should also Doctor be visited to issue a certificate, which could be helpful later.
Our advice: To prevent accidents abroad, you should and before the vacation already know about all the traffic rules in the countries you are traveling to. Because in many countries different ones apply Speed limits or partly also various special rulesthat motorists should definitely know.
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