Bolt and Uber Drivers
Bolt and Uber are other types of taxi vehicles running across the roads of the UK. Both Bolt and Uber have created a network of easy conveyance yet it’s not like other taxi companies. Bolt and Uber are a network of drivers and passengers where people just connect with drivers registered under Bolt or Uber service and enjoy secure, confirmed, and easy rides often.
While these taxi services have created a sense of secure and easy to book rides, at the same time the probability of getting involved in an accident stays there. In case you are a driver registered with Bolt or Uber service there are few things you should be aware of while in an accident situation.
No-Fault on Operating Company
If you are a driver of Bolt or Uber taxi and you get involved in an accident, your parent company isn’t going to recover any expenses for you. Bolt or Uber are NOT responsible for recovering their drivers out of accidents or post-accident situations. So all registered drivers have to be dependent on their own vehicle and personal insurances to recover such taxi accidents.
Can an Uber/Bolt Driver Make an Accident Claim?
Certainly yes! Like all other taxi drivers, if a Bolt or Uber driver gets into an accident, he has the full right to evaluate and make a claim against the culprit. The culprit could be anyone, any other Bolt or Uber driver, any public vehicle driver, any private vehicle driver, etc.
Depending upon the situation of the accident and parties involved, it will vary who is going to pay for the injuries and vehicle damage for a Bolt or Uber driver, an accident claim management company such as SHC Accident Helpline Ltd., will provide Bolt or Uber drivers with a free legal advice on accident and how to proceed with the claim.
How the Claim for Bolt/Uber Accident Generally Starts?
First and foremost the driver of Bolt or Uber taxi needs to determine if the accident was his own fault or not. If not, collect evidence against the other vehicle involved in the accidents. Make sure you gather as much as possible to ensure your rightful damages and personal injury expenses are recovered from the person at fault. Alternatively, you can give a call to SHC Accident Helpline Ltd., and our expert solicitors will handle everything on your behalf.
Our team will determine the person at fault and will proceed with your accident claim accordingly. The insurer of the other driver will be responsible to pay for your damages and personal injuries.
The importance of having the right legal advice right from the beginning of the process is very important, a correct legal opinion can make or break your legal right to claim compensation as a Bolt or Uber driver. Make sure you dial the right number when in a Bolt or Uber accident as the vehicle driver.
Offering Replacement vehicle for Uber, Bolt or Mini Cab Drivers
Credit hire, or otherwise known as a replacement vehicle, is a temporary vehicle that is provided to the driver so that they can continue their routine life. SHC Accident Helpline Ltd. will provide you a replacement vehicle that is similar to your car, while the cost will be paid by the insurer of the other party.
We have loads of cars, so you can choose the fully-licensed and insured car that suits your needs according to the accepted standards of Uber or Bolt. We allow you to choose the replacement vehicle according to your requirements, instead of imposing a shabby car on you. We understand that it is frustrating to have your car away from you; to make the time easy for you, we will pay attention to details and provide you the best vehicle possible.
SHC Accident Helpline Ltd. will deliver your credit hire vehicle to you within no time, most likely on the same day, so that there is no obstruction in your daily routine or work. Our team will complete the whole process and documentation so that you need to go through a minimum hassle. You are welcome to call us regarding any questions or concerns that you might have.
All you need to do is to call our 24/7 emergency Helpline on 0330 999 0 111 to speak with our Taxi Accident Specialist Team. Our expert team is able to take care of the entire procedure of your accident claim.