Courtesy Motorcycle After Accident / Courtesy Motorbike After Accident
Need A Courtesy Motorcycle after a non fault accident?
If you need a courtesy motorcycle after a non fault accident with another insured vehicle Compass Hire can help you. We provide temporary courtesy motorcycle and courtesy motorbike services after non fault accidents. You keep the courtesy motorcycle until your own motorcycle claim is settled, or your motorcycle accident repairs are completed. We can also process your vehicle claim ensuring you receive the correct write off value, or ensure you get to chose the motorcycle repair centre. We act in your interest, not an insurance companies. There is no need to pay your excess and by claiming directly to the at fault insurance company we help protect your claims history and no claim discount.
It is a no cost service available nationwide and open 24 hours a day.
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Temporary Replacement Courtesy Motorcycle After Accident Service, Your Rights And Entitlements
With almost 20,000 reported motorcycle accidents on UK roads each year, knowing your rights and claim entitlements to a courtesy motorcycle after an accident can really help.
Based on current motorcycle claim research data, we found 60% of the motorcycles are written off as a result of the accidents. This can leave you as the owner with a problem if the your motorcycle is your main means of transport. However there is a solution, it is your legal right to claim for a like for like replacement vehicle after a non fault vehicle accident with another insured vehicle. Therefore it is your entitlement to receive a temporary replacement motorcycle after an accident at no cost to you, and until your own motorcycle claim is settled.
If you find you are not fit to ride a motorcycle after an accident but hold a car divers license, you are entitled to a temporary courtesy car instead. Want to know more about your legal rights and claim entitlements after a non fault accident visit a solicitor or citizens advice. For information on claiming after a non fault motorcycle accident visit our how to claim after a non fault accident page. Want to know what information is required after an accident? visit our page; information required to arrange a hire car, this includes motorcycles. For instant help after a non fault motorcycle accident simply call a member of the team.
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How To Get A Courtesy Motorcycle / Motorbike After An Accident That Wasn't My Fault
How to get a courtesy motorcycle after an accident can be quite simple. The first question to ask is 'was the motorcycle accident not my fault?'
If you have been involved in a non fault motorcycle accident, Compass Hire can arrange a courtesy motorcycle and deliver it directly to you anywhere in the UK.
The accident circumstances could be that your motorcycle / motorbike was hit when parked, or that you were the rider at the time of the accident, if the accident wasn't your fault, you are entitled to a courtesy motorcycle. We will arrange a like for like courtesy motorbike immediately or as soon as you are fit to ride, (Note* if you find you are not fit ride and hold a divers licence for a car, you are entitled to a courtesy car instead).
The courtesy motorcycle or credit hire motorcycle is provided at no cost to you as the at fault insurance company will cover the cost. Want to know what details will be required to claim after a motorcycle accident? visit our page on information require to arrange a hire car, this includes motorcycles. Note, many insurance companies offer a similar service so do check what you are entitled to and decide which service provider will best meet your requirement.
Courtesy Motorcycle After Fault Accident
If the accident was your fault you have limited options for gaining a courtesy motorcycle after an accident but the service may be available via the following providers.
Firstly your own insurance company may provide you with a courtesy motorcycle after the accident. Many specialist motorcycle insurers will be able to provide guaranteed hire after an accident, however this will often be on an additional policy.
Courtesy motorcycle services are not available or suitable in fault accidents. Want to know more about your claim entitlements after a non fault motorcycle accident.
As an alternative courtesy motorcycle service provider to your insurance company, contact a motorcycle accident repair centre. If your motorcycle is repiarable after the accident, request your motorcycle is repaired at a repair centre that offers courtesy motorcycles after accidents during repair. For information on what details are needed to arrange a courtesy motorcycle.
Non Fault Motorcycle Accident? What To Do Next
Have you been involved in a motorcycle accident and are wondering what you must do next, we can help.
Firstly at the scene ensure everyone is safe and the accident site is safe for other road users. Contact emergency services if anyone is injured, there are hazards in the road, or you need emergency vehicle recovery.
Once this is done exchange driver, insurance and vehicle details with all involved. Try to obtain witness information.
Liability After Motorcycle Accidents, Who Was At Fault?
Next you will need to establish liability, who is at fault for the accident? To establish this you will need to fully understand the accident circumstances and accident causation. The party that coursed the accident is liable and held at fault.
Once liability is established you can decide which motorcycle claim and courtesy vehicle service is right for you. If the accident is not your fault you have 2 choices, the vehicle insurers or claim with an independent service like Compass Hire. We provide like for like courtesy motorcycles or a car, we claim your losses and vehicle damage. However we act only upon your instruction which means you have full control over who repairs your motorcycle. You agree the write off value, not an insurance company. And you have no cost to pay, no policy excess to pay, and we claim directly from the at fault insurance company helping to protect your claims history and no claim discount.
If The Motorcycle Accident Was Not Your Fault
If the motorcycle accident was not fault you have two options, use an independent company like Compass Hire for your motorcycle/ motorbike claim and courtesy motorcycle / courtesy motorbike.
Using an independent company does give you advantages. You will not be required to pay any policy excess, you can protect your insurance policy claims history and discounts. You have full control over your motorcycle claim /motorbike claim in relation to write off values and who repairs your motorcycle / motorbike. This is because we claim directly off the at fault insurance company, we act only off your instruction and act in your best interest, not the interest of an insurance company.
Claiming directly with Compass Hire can be the most efficient way to claim for both you and the at fault insurance company, this is due to the speed claims are processed and reduced cost as non policy excess claims are required. Compass Hire offer full courtesy credit hire motorcycle service after accidents. Many insurance companies offer a similar service so do check what you are entitled to and decide which service provider will best meet your requirement.
Claiming On Your Insurance After A Non Fault Motorcycle Accident
If the accident was not your fault or you decide your own insurance company offer the best option to claim after the motorcycle accident, you will need to contact your insurance company and report the accident.
To make a claim against your own insurance policy you may be requested to pay a policy claims excess should you hold fully comprehensive cover. You may also find that regardless of liability, you renewal premium will be increased for the following years insurance cover. Want to know more about claiming after a non fault motorcycle / motorbike accident and avoid future cost, visit our how to claim after a non fault motorcycle accident page.
If your insurance company cannot provide you with a courtesy motorcycle after a the accident or an alternative car, call Compass Hire, your are entitled to a courtesy vehicle after a the non fault accident at no cost.
Motorcycle Accident Claims
Your motorcycle claim / motorbike claim can be made directly against the at fault insurance company without involving your own insurance company. This can offer the advantages of having no policy excess to pay. It protects your claims history and any no claim discount you may have. And you will also have full control over the motorcycle claim, who repairs your motorcycle, and if your motorcycle is written off, you get to agree the valuation, and you can keep the motorcycle even in the event of a write off.
The Non Fault Motorcycle Accident Claim Process
The motorcycle claims process starts with an independent motor vehicle engineers inspection. A detailed report is produced detailing valuation and full repair costings. The report is sent to you for your approval.
Once the report is agreed it is immediately submitted to the third party insurance company (the at fault drivers insurance company) and settlement payment or repair authorisation is requested.
Whilst your own motorcycle is off the road we will arrange a temporary replacement motorcycle / motorbike, /scooter or courtesy car until the claim is settled.
More Information On Non Fault Motorcycle Accident Claims
Want to know more about how to claim after a non fault motorbike accident visit our how to claim after an accident page. For independent information and advice on claiming after motorcycle accident and using direct claim routes like motorcycle credit hire, visit this link to the UK Government Citizens Advice page for full details on claiming after non fault vehicle accidents and your consumer rights and claim options.
How Long Can I Claim A Courtesy Motorcycle For?
You can keep a courtesy motorcycle / motorbike until you own motorcycle/ motorbike claim is settled.
You have 14 days from the accident date to request this service, however if you are not fit to ride a courtesy motorcycle or motorbike the service can be arranged at a later date when you are fit to ride again. If you find you are not fit to ride a motorcycle we can arrange a courtesy car instead should you hold a license to drive a car. Motorcycle credit hire services like Compass Hire can provide a courtesy motorcycle for up to 88 days after the accident. However 90% of motorcycle damage claims are settled with 3 weeks.
You will keep the courtesy motorcycle /courtesy motorbike or courtesy car until your own vehicle claim is settled or repairs are completed.
Motorcycle Repair After Accident
If your motorcycle / motorbike is repairable after the accident, we will authorise and arrange motorcycle accident repairs at the motorcycle repair centre of your choice.
What Courtesy Motorcycle / Courtesy Motorbike Will I Receive After An Accident
If the motorcycle accident / motorbike accident was not your fault we arrange a like for like courtesy motorcycle / courtesy motorbike after the accident. If you find you are not fit to ride a courtesy car can be arranged as an alternative.
We have an expansive fleet of courtesy motorcycles / courtesy motorbikes. We provide a like for like service ensuring you receive the correct vehicle after the accident. The courtesy motorcycle / courtesy motorbike will be of the same size, power and specification to your own vehicle. We have courtesy motorcycle fleet with everything from tourers, sports bikes and scooters, we ensure the correct vehicle is available for you.