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According to car insurance industry estimates, the typical driver will experience three to four car accidents over the course of his lifetime. Although stricter, safer laws have been implemented for drivers in Indiana, car accidents are bound to happen even to the best drivers. Fortunately, there are simple and easy ways that you can prepare for the worst.
Downloading an app on your smartphone can be a great first line of self defense against hungry insurance companies in the event of a car accident. Accident reporting smartphone apps help drivers report accidents and document important evidence that could affect the value of a claim settlement. Check out these top 5 free apps for any Android and iOS device to be better equipped to gather the evidence you need after a crash.
AAA is well-known for its prompt roadside assistance. If your vehicle is immobilized by a traffic accident or an unexpectedly breakdown, you can request roadside assistance directly through the app.
Perks of using AAA Mobile:
Knowing what evidence to gather is tough when your head is spinning after a collision. WreckCheck makes it easy, guiding you through the steps to take following an accident.
Perks of using WreckCheck:
Collision Call automatically contacts emergency services in the moment of an accident. The app uses your phone’s technology to measure the force of impact to detect a collision (but don’t worry, abrupt stops or dropped phones won’t trigger an alert). Keep the app open on your phone before you hit the road, and in the event of a collision, emergency services will be immediately dispatched.
Perks of using Collision Call:
The aptly-named Auto Accident App is a great tool to keep on your phone. The app’s Accident Recording System makes it easy to document every detail of the crash. It automatically compiles all the pertinent information into a comprehensive accident report that you can send right from you phone, such as:
Creating an account is the easiest task of them all–simply take pictures of your driver’s license, vehicle registration, and insurance, and the app does the rest. You don’t have to waste any time manually entering personal information into dozens of fields.
This app is like your mini-treasure chest for gathering and storing evidence. It can:
iWrecked automatically uses your GPS location to fine tune the report and to notify official.
WKW’s Auto Accident App is a free, hassle-free platform for both iPhone and Android devices. The app’s simple step-by-step system is especially great for new teen drivers. It’s intended to give them a sense of ease and independence for gathering all of the necessary information needed to collect a solid accident report.
WKW Accident App features:
The likelihood of a car accident at some point in your lifetime is almost certain, and these 5 smartphone apps can certainly help when you find yourself in need. Should you be injured in an accident on the road, you may need to contact a personal injury lawyer to help you seek a maximum recovery.
At Wilson Kehoe Winingham, our personal injury attorneys are experienced and knowledgeable with respect to helping car accident victims. Call us today at 317-920-6400 or contact us online for a free case evaluation.
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