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What to Do in Case of an Accident in The Woodlands

What to Do in Case of an Accident in The Woodlands

Screeching tires, crunching metal – it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in The Woodlands, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what The Woodlands drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leaving the scene of an accident in The Woodlands is considered a crime - even if it's not your fault. And hit and run penalties are fairly severe, possibly resulting in steep fines, loss of your Texas driver's license or even jail time.Your jurisdiction may require that you try to help someone who is injured by calling for help or performing first aid if you are able. Warn other motorists by putting out flares, using your flashers or lifting your hood. Call The Woodlands emergency services as soon as possible. Tell the operator if medical or fire help is needed.You should always file a police report. It's tempting to skip this if e ... read more

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