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Not at fault? Who gets the bill

Not at fault? Who gets the bill

There’s no doubt in the matter - car accidents can land up costing you money, and often, lots of money needs to be shelled out for repair work, hire cars and time needed to sort out the admin that goes on behind the scenes. Getting back to normal day to day life can...

Not at fault? Read this first!

Not at fault? Read this first!

Ever wondered how to take the stress out of a car accident that wasn’t even your fault? Work with the right team! Yes you heard right - the best way to get through possibly one of the most stressful situations in your life is to work with the right team. At Carbiz,...

Different car accident scenarios

Different car accident scenarios

While no two car accidents will ever be the same, there are often similar events that happen in the run up to the point of collision. And if you’re not at fault, then you’ve probably experienced a car accident similar to one of these.  Fault in a car accident can...

How to drive with confidence after an accident – not my fault

How to drive with confidence after an accident – not my fault

Any car accident can give your self confidence a real knock - especially if you’re not at fault. So once you’ve got your hands on a like for like accident replacement car, what can you do to start rebuilding your driving confidence?  How to find driving confidence...

Arranging an accident replacement vehicle – how it works

Arranging an accident replacement vehicle – how it works

All car accidents have one thing in common - you can’t fully plan for them! You can prepare a list of things you will do in the event of one, but car accidents often happen out of the blue - and never at a good time in your life. There is, however, one guaranteed way...

Tips on how to make your not at fault claim successful

Tips on how to make your not at fault claim successful

With the number of cars on the road on the rise and more people getting distracted with their phones, radios or just general conversation, accidents are happening more and more. Even if you’re a careful and safe driver, you can still land up in one - if another driver...

Tips for driving in heavy traffic

Tips for driving in heavy traffic

Traffic happens - and if you’re caught in a bad traffic situation, then these tips are for you. Here’s how to keep your calm and avoid that accident that’s not your fault. Keep distance When moving slowly in traffic, it’s easy to get comfortable and to get close to...

Driving late at night? Read this first

Driving late at night? Read this first

Driving at night can be quite different from driving during the day - especially if you’re tired or not used to it. Accidents are more likely if you’re tired, it’s dark and you’re not used to driving in the dark. Here are some tips to keep you safer during that late...

Not at fault? Hows how to make that claim

Not at fault? Hows how to make that claim

In an instant things can go from fantastic to grim - car accidents happen out of the blue and it can be a set back you just don't need. Not to mention the time you will need to set aside to manage your insurance claim, get your car fixed and organise an accident...

Not my fault? Important steps to follow after your accident

Not my fault? Important steps to follow after your accident

Getting stuck in an accident can be stressful - and if you’re the innocent driver it can be even more daunting. When the accident is caused by another driver, you are eligible to file a “not at fault” car accident claim - but there are certain steps that you will need...

When the other driver refuses to share their insurance details

When the other driver refuses to share their insurance details

We’ve all made note of the information that we must collect after a car accident - the other driver’s name and contact details, their insurance information, any witness information and details of the accident. But what happens if the other driver simply refuses to...

What are the rules around car seats

What are the rules around car seats

Car seats save children’s lives - and it’s important to make sure that your child is properly strapped in before heading out. Did you know that there are laws and regulations around your child being properly buckled up? Child seat laws in Australia are enforced by the...

Not at fault? What are the costs you can expect

Not at fault? What are the costs you can expect

What's more frustrating than being involved in a car accident where you were not at fault? Wondering how much all of it is going to cost you out of pocket.  It’s a little known fact that you have the right to drive if you are not at fault - what does that mean? Here’s...

How to reduce your stress at the accident scene

How to reduce your stress at the accident scene

One of the most stressful and anxiety-inducing events in one’s life is a car accident. No matter how the accident happened and regardless of who was at fault, it’s important to remain calm at the accident scene.  Here are some things you can try to reduce your stress...

Shock from an accident – Not my fault accidents

Shock from an accident – Not my fault accidents

Everyone responds to car accidents differently - but the shock experienced from an accident is universal. Car accidents are never planned - and never intentional, whether you are at fault or not. But when you’re not at fault, it can be easy to feel like no one is...

Distractions while driving – avoid that accident

Distractions while driving – avoid that accident

Driving will almost always come with some form of distraction - it’s unavoidable at times! But it’s all about minimising distractions as much as possible and keeping your focus on the road - and other drivers! By minimising the distractions directly affecting you,...

Complete your emergency car kit with these essentials

Complete your emergency car kit with these essentials

Whether you’re planning a long trip out to a remote destination or simply running your weekly errands, your emergency car kit should ideally be stocked and in your car at all times - you never know what can happen on your next trip out. The essentials for any...

Why you need to install a dashcam

Why you need to install a dashcam

Have you ever seen a car accident or been in one - and then struggled to explain to others the exact sequence of events? With so many more drivers on the road, there are many more accidents occurring. If you’re involved in an accident that was not your fault, a...

Should you be worried about a simple fender bender?

Should you be worried about a simple fender bender?

Simple fender benders can be inconvenient to say the least - and they happen more often than you can imagine! Whether it happened in a parking lot where someone reversed into your car - or you were sitting at a traffic light and were rear ended - fender benders can...

How car accidents can affect your kids – not my fault

How car accidents can affect your kids – not my fault

If you’ve ever been in a car accident - or are close to someone who has - then you’re probably familiar with the type of trauma it can cause. Even minor accidents and accidents where you are not at fault can cause serious trauma - physical as well as emotional trauma....

Not my fault – how to deal with other drivers

Not my fault – how to deal with other drivers

Have you ever been in the situation where you encountered an angry motorist? It’s never an easy situation to deal with - and less so if they are the driver at fault. So if you are ever in the situation where you are not at fault and dealing with an aggressive driver...

Questions to ask about your accident replacement vehicle

Questions to ask about your accident replacement vehicle

If you’re unfamiliar with accident replacement vehicles, the logistics of not at fault accident claims or how we’ll help you, then read on! Here are some general questions that we often get asked about our accident replacement cars What happens if it's not my fault?...

Do you possess these good driver qualities?

Do you possess these good driver qualities?

If you had to answer this question, what would you say? Are you a good driver? Most of us would say YES, of course! And most of us have been driving frequently for a considerable amount of time - so you must be a good driver, right? Well, turns out that good drivers...

Minor vs major accidents

Minor vs major accidents

Has a car accident gotten you down recently? It’s often a time in many people’s lives where they discover which people and companies are there to help - and which ones are not. It’s also a time when people find themselves needing to learn everything that they possibly...

Should hiring a car really be so tricky?

For too long, the process of hiring a car has been long, difficult and generally inconvenient. The most difficult hurdle to any car rental has been going to collect and return the car. Let alone hiring a rental after a car accident that wasn’t even your fault - that’s...

How to get through a car accident – not my fault

How to get through a car accident – not my fault

Car accidents, or even just the thought of a potential car accident, can frighten or cause worry about possible injury - we all have those moments of fear. This fear can help you make the best decisions about how to handle your own injuries if they happen as a result...

When it’s more than one drivers fault

When it’s more than one drivers fault

Car accidents can be complicated - sometimes it’s more than one driver who is at fault for the accident. What happens in this situation?  There is one driver who is at fault - and it was not you In this case it’s generally a simple open and close case - the driver at...

Car insurance excess explained

Car insurance excess explained

Have you ever had an accident and been faced with a large insurance excess bill at the end of it? Here’s a bit more about your car insurance excess. Car insurance excess is the fixed amount you pay towards your accident claim - this amount is set out in your insurance...

Not your fault? How should you make that claim?

Not your fault? How should you make that claim?

While car accidents take mere seconds to happen, the aftermath can take ages to fix and sort out - especially if you were not at fault, but it doesn't have to be! With the right team on your side, an accident that was not your fault doesn’t need to leave you out of...

Electric cars – here’s public opinion

Electric cars – here’s public opinion

With over 3 million electric cars operating globally, where do we stand here at home? EV’s only make up about 0.2% of the total vehicle fleet here in Australia, so let's investigate how we are tracking. While there are several options on the market to have you driving...

Ever wondered who should give way first?

Ever wondered who should give way first?

Have you ever driven up to an intersection and had a sudden doubt about who’s right of way it is? Knowing who should give way in every situation can be tricky - especially for new drivers! Here are a couple of scenarios and the best way to handle them. Roundabouts -...

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