You Just Had An Accident In Your EV. Are You Prepared For What’s Next?

From Transport Evolved.

It’s well-proven that when we practice (or even think) about what to do in an accident that we’re more prepared and able to make smarter, safer decisions when it happens for real – so today, as the weather in the Northern Hemisphere tracks toward snow and ice,, we’re re-examining what to do if you are involved in an accident involving an electric vehicle.

Disclaimer: while the tips mentioned in this video are a good general primer, you should not rely solely on this information, and should consider attending a first aid course and enrolling in an advanced driver or rider program to improve your skillset.


00:00 – Introduction
01:31 – Disclaimer
02:20 – What we’ll cover
02:49 – Immediately following the accident
04:08 – Note on vulnerable road users
04:47 – Talking to emergency services
05:42 – EV Specific notes post-collision
08:06 – Rarity of battery fires
08:38 – Common things after the collision
12:07 – Next steps and repairs
13:03 – Insurance companies and Evs
15:06 – A final note on insurance companies
16:24 – Thanks and Goodbye!

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Script: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Presenters: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Editor, Colorist: Michael Horton
Art and Animation: Erin Carlie
Producer: Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
© Transport Evolved LLC, 2023

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