If it's a serious accident or if anyone is hurt in anyway, call 911 before you do anything else.
After calling 911, or in the event of a minor traffic incident, follow these steps:
If you're teaching a new driver in your family about what to do in the event of an accident, be sure to write these steps down and put them in the glove compartment along with your insurance agent's phone number. It's hard for a young driver to remember these steps when they're feeling scared about having been in an accident.
Be sure to add "call mom and dad!" to a new driver's accident check list.