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Accident replacement vehicles – benefits explained

Accident replacement vehicles – benefits explained

While a car accident is probably the last thing you prepare for - or want to happen - there is one silver lining that is not often spoken about. That is that when you are not at fault, you are eligible for an accident replacement car at no cost to yourself - in fact,...

Driving safety tips for everyone

Driving safety tips for everyone

Accidents are often the result of a split second error in judgement. Don’t get stuck in a situation that was not your fault. A regular review of safety tips while driving may just save you a heartache of trouble. Driving an unfamiliar car? Take a moment to figure...

Tips to success when driving an unfamiliar car

Tips to success when driving an unfamiliar car

Have you ever driven someone else’s car and realised just how different the driving experience is?  Here are a few tips to success for driving a different car Length of the car If you’re used to driving a hatchback but hire a sedan then you need to be aware of the...

Driving habits to rather avoid

Driving habits to rather avoid

Habits - things you do without really thinking about it. Many driving habits are often just overlooked with no consideration to how they could lead to an accident. Don’t let these simple habits lead to an accident that was your fault. Giving in to distractions We all...

Braking to avoid an accident? Here’s what you need to know

Good braking techniques make up the foundation of your driving skills. Here are a few key braking points to remember when in both normal driving and emergency situations. Stopping area Scanning the road ahead and constantly maintaining attention on the rules of the...

Top tips to make your journey safer

Top tips to make your journey safer

Anytime you head out for a drive, there are some key things you can do to make your journey just that little bit safer. Top tips to make your journey safer Is your car’s maintenance up to date? It’s always good practice to check your oil, water and fuel levels before...

Not at fault? What are your rights?

Not at fault? What are your rights?

Car accidents can bring on a lot of stress and anxiety - it’s traumatic and overwhelming, and you’re probably not sure what your rights are. As the not at fault driver, you’ll be right. We’ve put together a round up of some key information that you need to know. Not...

Getting back to normal after an accident that was not your fault

Nobody plans for an accident - the damage to your car, potential injuries and insurance claims can all put a damper on your confidence. Getting back to your normal life can take time - as you wait for your car to get repaired or to hear back on your insurance claim....

Things to be alert of when driving

Things to be alert of when driving

We often fall into the trap of driving in “auto pilot” - becoming complacent about things around us that we should ideally be alert to when driving. Accidents happen - and there are many reasons why. But lowering your risk of an accident that is not your fault can be...

Car safety checks that you should make today

Car safety checks that you should make today

If you haven’t been driving much over the last couple of weeks, then it may be time to do some quick checks before you drive off. Oil While your car shouldn’t be leaking oil, a standing car can lead to new problems. Before taking a long drive, be sure to check on your...

Emotions to expect after a car accident

There are many forms of shock that follow a car accident - the initial shock of the event is often followed by the shock of the trauma. This later shock can occur any time, from moments after the car accident to hours or even days after. It's completely normal for...

Safety tips for driving in the rain

Sliding, slipping or aqua-planning are all possible during wet and rainy weather - even the most advanced drivers can be tested should the conditions be very bad. Vision is generally impaired when it rains, from mist and fog to other drivers not paying attention....

Here’s why you should report your minor accident

Here’s why you should report your minor accident

Many car accidents are just minor occurrences - a tiny fender bender that’s likely to cause irritation more than anything. So if you’re caught in a minor accident - what’s the process you should follow? Once you’ve secured the scene and made sure that everyone is...

What does it mean if your car is a write off after an accident?

What does it mean if your car is a write off after an accident?

Car accidents can leave considerable damage to your vehicle - and sometimes, you aren’t able to see the full extent of the damage with your naked eye. Have you ever had a car written off in an accident that was not your fault or are you wanting to learn more about...

What can you expect as a Carbiz client?

The team at Carbiz specialises in accident replacement cars - but do you know what you can expect if you have been in a not at fault car accident? Accident management dedicated 1800 support phone line We offer a dedicated support line with 24/7 support, meaning you...

Not my fault! The most common car accidents explained

Something as simple as not giving way could cause an accident - in moments you could be stuck with a massive headache, a lengthy insurance claim process and perhaps the possibility of being without a car for a good couple of weeks. However, this shouldn't be the case...

No car insurance and not at fault? Here’s what you need to do

No car insurance and not at fault? Here’s what you need to do

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you were in a car accident - not my fault! - and you didn’t have car insurance at that exact moment? It's a daunting thought - the time, repair expenses, having no car for an unknown amount of time - the stress of it all! ...

Should you claim?

Should you claim?

It’s often a tough question that gets asked! Should you make that claim after a car accident? If you were not at fault or in a not my fault car accident, it's important to consider if liability (or fault) is easy and unequivocally determined. Why? Fault determines who...

Frequently asked questions about accident replacement cars

Frequently asked questions about accident replacement cars

Perhaps you’ve already had an accident and were not at fault - or maybe you are trying to find out more about accident replacement cars just in case. Not my fault car accidents happen - here’s what you should know! Are you entitled to an accident replacement car? Hire...

What services are included in accident management?

What services are included in accident management?

Have you ever heard of accident management and wondered what that meant? Perhaps you’ve been in a car accident and were not at fault - did you have someone to help you through all of the admin and time consuming activities associated with getting back on the road?...

Been in a car accident that wasn’t your fault? DO NOT do this!

Been in a car accident that wasn’t your fault? DO NOT do this!

Car accidents often cost a lot - in repairs, in time, the list goes on. Determining who was at fault is a big deal - as they (or their insurance company) will be liable. Not my fault or not at fault accidents happen - and it’s important to remain calm and contact the...

Tips for success: insurance claim after a car accident

Tips for success: insurance claim after a car accident

No two car accidents will be the same - but the trauma of any car accident can be very similar. In mere seconds, your life will change. Imagine patiently waiting at a red traffic light, not letting Sydney traffic get you down, when all of a sudden - an unexpected...

Benefits of using an accident management service

Benefits of using an accident management service

Accidents are often over within seconds - what can feel like ages in the moment actually only lasts a couple of seconds. And the emotional toll that accidents can take on you can extend to months, even years, after the fact. Not to mention the admin after that split...

What to look for in a panel beater

What to look for in a panel beater

A car accident can be such an emotionally upsetting time - especially if you were not at fault! Let’s not even mention everything that you need to get sorted  - from your car insurance claim process, to who pays for damages and of course, getting your car fixed at a...

What to do in the event of a car accident

What to do in the event of a car accident

Let’s face it - car accidents are stressful, time consuming and often, very emotional. From the shock of the car crash, to the admin that comes along with car insurance claims. Not to mention finding an accident replacement vehicle to suit your needs - all within your...

How do accidents affect you as a tradie?

How do accidents affect you as a tradie?

Being a tradesman in Sydney is hard work - and your vehicle is often your lifeline. Having a van to transport your tools back and forth between jobs is vital to business success. So what would you do if you were to get into an accident that was not your fault? Tradies...

THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN DECIDING ON CAR INSURANCE

THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN DECIDING ON CAR INSURANCE

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Driving distractions to avoid

Driving distractions to avoid

Distractions are easy to come by when driving. Driving requires your full attention – but most people get easily distracted. Here are some of the most common things that will likely distract you!  Cell phones While almost all of us have our cell phone on us at all...

Tips to avoid accidents when driving

Tips to avoid accidents when driving

With so many drivers on the road, we are all responsible for driving safety. By staying alert and being ready to take action at any time, you can instantly be a safer driver. Here are some other tips to avoid being involved in an accident. Check your mirrors Besides...

What should you do after a car accident?

What should you do after a car accident?

So you’ve had a car accident – now what? Many of us are often unsure about what to do – from securing the scene to making sure you are covered for any damage. It can all be overwhelming – and what happens when it’s not even your fault? Here is a quick list of things...

Break Down do’s and don’ts

Break Down do’s and don’ts

Breakdowns are often frustrating – and can be a hassle, they can happen to anyone for all types of reasons. From a dead battery to mechanical faults, breakdowns can often be unexpected. Hopefully you have roadside assistance – and if you do, then be sure to pull over...

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