THE ACCIDENT" "WHEN THIS INFORMATION IS
AVAILABLE' could be very beneficial to you and the
expediting the outcome of your accident.
10.2 POST-ACCIDENT INSTRUCTIONS.
accident occurs, follow the procedures outlined below.
(1) Stop immediately; determine whether any
personal injuries occurred and, if so, help the injured
to secure prompt medical care. Call the local police.
(2) Do not give any statements or express an
opinion regarding the accident without the approval of
your supervisor or Commanding Officer.
( 3 ) Prevent additional accidents by placing
flares, flags, or stationing someone well back of the
accident to warn oncoming vehicles; clear the roadway
of any debris, especially glass and sharp metal. Most
local regulations prohibit moving the vehicles before
the police arrive if anyone is injured or total damage
(4) Notify your supervisor or superior officer,
preferably by telephone, so that an investigation can
be made while all the witnesses and other evidence are
Use the emergency numbers
supplied by your supervisor and listed in Appendix A.
(5) Furnish to any person directly involved in
the accidents a completed Accident Identification Card
(see 10.4, below), an official identification card which
provides the name of the driver of the Navy vehicle
and the activity to which he is assigned.