At the time of the accident don’t admit liability. Many people feel apologetic about accidents for which they are not responsible (aggression doesn’t signify innocence either).
Let us deal with the liability issue! Please make a note of the name, address and insurance information (company & policy number) of the other people involved.
Make a note of the registration numbers and positions of any vehicles. Obtain names of any witnesses and Gardai involved.
Tell us about the accident as soon as possible by calling 1890 812 123.
We do not require an accident report form to be completed in every case.
We operate an Recommended Repairer Network which may be able to provide you with assistance in relation to the damage to your vehicle.
Please forward any communication received to us without delay.
Tesco Car Insurance is provided by RSA Insurance Ireland Ltd.
For your guidance paragraphs a) to d) below are extracted from the ‘Rules of the Road’:
a) Any driver involved must stop his/her vehicle and keep it at the scene of the accident for a reasonable time.
However, to avoid obstruction and danger to other road users, the positions of the vehicles should be marked and the vehicles moved off the actual carriageway as quickly as possible.
b) Any driver must, if requested, give
c) Where a person or persons are injured, the accident must be reported at the nearest convenient Garda Station if no Garda is present at the scene of the accident.
d) Where damage to property only is involved it is not necessary to report the accident at a Garda Station provided the driver gives necessary particulars as b) above to the person whose property has been damaged. If you are involved in an accident with a visiting motorist, report the accident to the
Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland, 39 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2. Telephone: (01) 676 9944.