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Protecting your interests after an accident

When your vehicle is involved in an accident that wasn’t your fault, it can be a testing time getting it repaired. You shouldn’t have to lose out and be responsible for paying a bill for damages you didn’t cause. You may consider claiming through your insurance company, but this will see you lose your no-claims bonus and having to pay higher premiums in the future. The best option is to claim on the insurance of the other party.

Claiming for a non-fault accident through the insurance company of the person responsible for damaging your vehicle can be tricky, but there are several ways to do it. Some garages will liaise with them on your behalf and handle everything including the paperwork. Alternatively, you can use a credit hire company. They will pay for the cost of the repairs and any expenses for rental cars whilst your vehicle is being fixed. After this they claim the costs back from the insurance company of the driver who hit your car.

At Swanley Garage Services we are committed to offering the widest range of services for our clients. You can rely on us at any time, even if you are involved in an accident that wasn’t your fault. As part of our service we can arrange to recover damaged vehicles if they are no longer safe to drive or capable of being driven. We will transport them back to our garage and set about determining the extent of the damages and what repairs will be required. From here we will advise you on the repair costs and help you decide how to proceed. If you choose to claim through the insurance of the other driver we can help you with this.

After repairing your vehicle, we will do a full service on it to make sure it is fit to be on the road. This is very important from a safety point of view and also means you can have much more confidence in the quality of the repairs that have been done. We specialise in vehicle servicing in Addington and the surrounding areas and can provide it for a wide range of vehicles. If you’ve been involved in an accident and would like help from a reliable local garage, we are the company for you.