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Old 10th July 2007, 23:33   #16
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i will tell you guys what i will get in touch with my insurance friend and will let you know all the details by tomorrow after noon whats say!

by the way i had 2 accidents both on my right side because of drunk auto drivers. who said my car looked invicible to them in the night what an excuse, cant they see the crystalvision headlights.

hey thanks for the help buddy...this was broad daylight I was turning left with indicator on...on a wide open parking lot and this bolero guy a barely 19 year old guy comes down at high speed and rammed into the left of my car...what can I say....anyways I'm so down

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Old 13th July 2007, 08:11   #17
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sorry for keeping you all waiting will get all the info soon! exams are on their way!
gimme some more time or try to beet me to it!
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Old 10th October 2007, 13:36   #18
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Question What to do in an accident?

Mods, if this has been discussed before, please point me to the thread and close this one. I had searched, but did not find what I was looking for.
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This morning I got a call from my wife, she sounded really upset. Apparently a BMTC bus(govt. run city buses in Bangalore) crushed her Maruti 800 during some antic the driver was trying, to skip a traffic light.

So I asked her what she did. she told me that as people gathered, both the bus and the car was asked to be moved to the side road (this was on Hosur road). They did that. But my wife was too shell shocked to fight with the BMTC driver or create a scene, she somehow managed to get the crushed door to lock, and proceeded to her work-place.

She asked me what she should have done. Then I realized I do not have that basic information. I told her that she should have waited for the traffic police to arrive and ask them what is the procedure.

Is my instruction correct, and more importantly, are there any dos and donts when you get involved in an accident?

gurus, please enlighten.
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Step1: Note down the other vehicle's registration no.
Step2: Take pics(phone cam wud do) of the scene
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1. Never leave accident the place specially if its a Govt. vehicle. Just dial 100 and they will be there in 10 - 15 mins or so.
2. Note the number and and don't indulge in verbal fights.

and as nitrous suggested take pics.

There are different situations even when accident happens.

If the other vehicle is private and you manage a mutual understanding on the claims of your vehicle loss still take pics and don't call cops. Some times other vehicle owner just to avoid cops and public make commitments on the spot and after that they just bail from what they say so taking pics and noting down registration number, the name of the person driving is important. So that even if they bail out on later stage u can call cops and produce them with evidence like pictures.
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1. Never leave accident the place specially if its a Govt. vehicle. Just dial 100 and they will be there in 10 - 15 mins or so.
2. Note the number and and don't indulge in verbal fights.
Have you tried calling this number ever? Its highly likely that this number will never get through when you need it the most, as it happened with me. Rather, call up your friends, and ask them to get to the scene. The sooner, the better.

Point two is quite true, but how much of it would work depends on one's luck. If the other vehicle involved is a cab or an auto, your in for a big mess. With the latest mob mentality which has become the fad these days, anything can happen.
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I dont think you can call 100 from a cell phone. Can you?
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Under that situation try to get to the nearest police station(asking other guy also to turn up) and wait outside.

if he doesnt turn up, leave an application with the police with the details (not complaint) so that even of he turns up after few days, you are not proclaimed as hit and run.

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Point two is quite true, but how much of it would work depends on one's luck. If the other vehicle involved is a cab or an auto, your in for a big mess. With the latest mob mentality which has become the fad these days, anything can happen.
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I dont think you can call 100 from a cell phone. Can you?
While i was in hyderabad, have called 100 from my mobile, upon seeing a just overturned lorry on the road linking Mehdipatnam to Gachibowli. I got through to them, and the cop also called me back for exact directions for the Rakshak vehicle to reach the scene.

So, it did work then.
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Have you tried calling this number ever? Its highly likely that this number will never get through when you need it the most, as it happened with me. Rather, call up your friends, and ask them to get to the scene. The sooner, the better.
Ya i have called cops like lot of times and yes the number works from mobile phones.
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While i was in hyderabad, have called 100 from my mobile, upon seeing a just overturned lorry on the road linking Mehdipatnam to Gachibowli. I got through to them, and the cop also called me back for exact directions for the Rakshak vehicle to reach the scene.

So, it did work then.
Wow, that is good to know. Did you dial 040-100 or just 100? Will the other numbers for railway enquiry and flight info work---like 1334?
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Thanks a lot folks, for the information.
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Off track : Wonder how 100 works in India , do they have a central hub to recieve all these calls , where would these calls go when made while travelling in interstate highways .

Still waiting for vnabi's query ,thanks
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Wow, that is good to know. Did you dial 040-100 or just 100? Will the other numbers for railway enquiry and flight info work---like 1334?
There is no need for a local code prefix. Just dial 100.
i have no idea about the other numbers, though.
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Ya i have called cops like lot of times and yes the number works from mobile phones.
LOL! ok so tell us why you'd need to call cops that often bro? or is it a HOOD thang?
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