Use the content below to access some useful hints and tips relating to prevention, what to after an accident and also what to do after a vehicle has been stolen.
What to do after an accident
No matter how good a driver is, accidents do happen and can be a very stressful experience. Below are some instructions on what should be done at the scene of an accident:
What to do after the vehicle has been stolen
Having a vehicle stolen can be a very upsetting experience. Below is some advice on what the policyholder / driver should do if their vehicle is stolen:
Report the claim to AXA at the earliest opportunity.
Driving in the rain
The following can help when driving in rain:
Driving in snow and ice
Driving on snow and ice can be extremely hazardous and frightening. Stopping distances can be up to 10 times that of a dry road.
The following can help maintain control:
Driving in fog
The following can help when driving in fog:
Driving whilst tired
Driver fatigue is a major cause of accidents.
Drivers are most likely to feel tired in two 'low spots' of the day. These are early afternoon (2pm - 4pm), especially after lunch, and the early hours of the morning (2am - 5am).
Regular breaks should be taken of at least 15 minutes every 2 hours.
On long journeys, a short nap for around 15 minutes, followed by a 5 minute walk in a safe place can help as can caffeinated drinks (Tea, coffee, cola etc).
If tiredness is felt before being able to safely stop remember: