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 a quick breakdown!
If you’re not at fault in a car accident with more than one car, then the at fault driver is liable for the damage caused by the accident – they’re also liable to cover the cost of an accident replacement vehicle for you while your car is getting repaired. As the not at fault driver, it is crucial for you to obtain the details of the at fault driver as well as to gather as much information of the accident while on the accident scene. This will assist in your insurance claim!
So what costs can you expect if the accident was not your fault?
As we mentioned, the driver at fault will be liable for costs – even for your accident replacement vehicle. The normal upfront costs of hiring a car will be invoiced to the at fault party or their insurance for payment. If you were not at fault, then you shouldn’t have to be out of pocket – the important thing to remember is that you have the right to drive. And with the right team on your side, you will be able to get back to life as quickly as possible.
It’s best to give Carbiz a call as soon as possible after your accident – we’ll be able to help you.
By working with an accident replacement car company, like Carbiz, your life will have as little disruption as possible – meaning that you are able to carry on with your normal day to day activities.
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