I know what you are thinking. What positives could there be after being involved in a car accident? Well, we have some good news. If you are not at-fault in a car accident, you may have the right to a loan car with the costs covered by the at-fault party’s insurance company. If you are eligible for an accident loan car, that’s great! Companies like Right2Drive provide like for like loan cars which means you can get a car similar to your own while yours is being repaired.
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You don’t need hire car cover in your insurance to be eligible for an accident loan car. In order to apply for an accident loan car with Right2Drive, you will need to be not at-fault in a car accident involving more than one car and you will need to have the at-fault party’s insurance details (Comprehensive or TPP).
The costs of the accident loan car are to be recovered by the at-fault party’s insurance company. At Right2Drive, we recover the costs of the accident loan car from the at-fault party’s insurer on our customers’ behalf. This means that you will not be liable for the accident loan car rental costs provided that you assist in us in the recovery process and act in accordance with our terms and conditions.
This is why it’s important for you collect insurance details from the at-fault party at the accident scene.
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You don’t have to stress about being stuck with the accident loan car costs if the at-fault party’s insurer doesn’t pay. You will not be liable for the accident loan car costs provided that you assist us in the recovery process and act in accordance with our terms and conditions.
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At Right2Drive, we strive to provide our customers with an accident loan car that is similar to their own, which is why we have a broad range of vehicles in our fleet.
Sometimes you may receive an accident loan car that is similar to your own car but from a different manufacturer. The positive about this experience is that you get the chance to drive a different model car in your everyday life so you can experience it’s features and handling firsthand.
Better still, Right2Drive’s accident loan cars are no older than 3 years old so the accident loan car will be a relatively new (if not a brand-new model). This is great for people who find out that their car is written off and they wish to invest in a new car.
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You are not required to pay a bond for an accident loan car hired from Right2Drive. Our aim is to minimise the inconvenience of a car accident to our not at-fault customers. This means that unlike many rental car companies, you are not required to pay a bond for the accident loan car.
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All of our vehicles are comprehensively insured. We also provide a zero-insurance excess which gives our customers peace of mind while driving our cars. The zero-insurance excess means that if you have an accident in one of our accident loan cars, provided you have abided by our terms and conditions, you won’t be stung with a high excess payment which may occur when renting a car from other companies.
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Right2Drive delivers the accident loan car to a place that is convenient for you. This is often at the smash repairer when you drop-off your car to be repaired but it may also be at your home, work or even the accident scene in some cases.
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You can use the accident loan car until your repairs are complete or you are notified that your car is a total loss. Once again, you should not be inconvenienced and at Right2Drive, this is just part of the service.
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We strive to take the inconvenience out of a car accident. We recommend that you print out our Car Accident Guide and keep it in your glove-box in case you ever need it.
If you ever find yourself in the unfortunate situation of being involved in a car accident, the Car Accident Guide contains a form to assist you with collecting the information you need at the accident scene to help you with making a claim and applying for an accident loan car with Right2Drive.
So, if you find yourself in the unfortunate situation where you’re not at-fault in a car accident and more than one car is involved, apply for an accident loan car with Right2Drive and if approved, experience these benefits for yourself.
Things you should know: Applications for an accident loan car are subject to approval. You will not be required to pay for the rental costs provided you assist us in recovering the costs from the at-fault party and act in accordance to our Terms and Conditions. Your assistance in recovering rental costs may include you providing documents, giving witness statements, and in some cases, appear in court in proceedings Right2Drive commences in your name. Terms and conditions apply and are available at www.right2Drive.com.au.