If you end up making a claim for damages and losses against the other driver, or they make a claim against you, you will need evidence to prove your claim or respond to their claim. You should collect evidence as soon as possible after the accident.
Evidence about fault is information which will show who caused the accident.
Evidence about fault could include:
For more information, see Evidence about fault.
If damage or other losses were caused by the car accident, you will need to gather evidence about that damage and loss, and the cost of fixing it.
Evidence about damage and losses could include:
For more information, see Evidence about damage and losses.
Having evidence about fault, as well as evidence about damage and losses, may help you negotiate with the other driver or their insurance company. It can also help you prepare for a hearing if you have to go to court.