In the unfortunate event that you're in an accident in Chattanooga, TN, there are a few steps that you need to take to ensure that you and your passengers are safe. Always stop your vehicle after an accident no matter how minor it is so that you can give your information to a responding police officer.

Turn on your hazard lights to let other drivers know that you are not able to move your vehicle. If you have an accident at night and your lights are damaged, then try to use a flashlight or your cell phone so that other drivers see you. If you're injured, you need to stay in your car until help arrives. BMW of Chattanooga can assist in replacing your lights if you are able to keep your car.

Call for emergency assistance. Even if your accident is minor, you still need to get the incident recorded so that it can be turned in to your insurance company and the other driver's insurance company if the accident wasn't your fault.

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