ingenie launches crash advice guide to help young drivers avoid costly mistakes
Crashing is horrible for anyone but for young drivers, panic is causing serious mistakes.
86% say learning to drive didn't prepare them for a crash
In a recent ingenie survey, only 14% of young motorists said they knew what to do in a crash from their driving lessons.
71% said they'd left the engine running after a crash and 77% forgot to put their hazard lights on, making their car a much bigger danger than it needed to be.
A costly mistake
Being unprepared for a crash can be dangerous, but it can also hurt the pocket when it comes to making a claim.
And then there's the mistakes that are actually illegal...
The ingenie crash guide
Because so many young drivers find it difficult to keep calm in a crash and take the right steps to stay safe and avoid expensive mistakes, we thought we should offer some help.
Available in the ingenie app for customers and online for anyone to use, the ingenie crash guide is designed to help drivers collect all the details they need to make a claim.
How to use the ingenie crash guide:
- Collect witnesses' details before they leave the scene
- Take notes for each driver and vehicle involved
- Fill in details of the crash, like the weather and location
- Note details of any police attending
- Submit the form to send all details to yourself