What information should be exchanged following a car accident?


When possible, exchange the following details with any other drivers involved in the accident and any passengers injured in the accident.

  • Name;
  • Address;
  • Vehicle details – registration, make, model, colour etc;
  • Confirm time and place of accident with other parties;
  • Drivers licence number;
  • Phone number;
  • Insurance details; and
  • Check and screenshot your location using the maps app on your phone.

Don't forget to take photos of the accident and get details from any witnesses. Read more practical tips for after a road accident here.

Last updated:
August 24, 2021

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