In the Real World, things don’t always go to plan. Liberty Insurance get that, that’s why they’re here to help when things get real. In the first of their Real World Blog series, we look at the measures you need to take in the unfortunate event of a breakdown.
Most drivers don’t expect a breakdown, but the essential thing to bear in mind in these situations is to stay safe. Be sure to contact your breakdown service provider right away.
Here are a few simple tips to keep you, your passengers and other road users safe when your car breaks down.
By far the trickiest place to suffer a car breakdown is on a motorway or dual carriageway, particularly if you are in the outside or overtaking lane when the issue happens. The RSA has a list of recommendations which we’ve listed below;
If you break down on any road smaller than a motorway, you’ll need to do things a little differently to make sure you remain safe throughout. Again, we’ve taken the advice of the RSA to give you the best information on how to handle the situation.
Even experienced drivers might not know the above protocols for what to do if you breakdown, but now that you’ve familiarised yourself with them, you’re ready for any breakdown.
All Liberty car insurance policies come with 24/7 breakdown assistance with Home Start as standard and it won’t affect your no claims bonus.
Fatima Taseer studied Journalism and English Literature as her majors in Graduation continuing with Literature in her Masters. Her passion is writing so she combined her studies and passion and turned into a writer. She loves to write about the latest developments in automotive industry and unveils all new technological and revolutionary news of car industry currently happening around.
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