Buick LaCrosse: If a Crash Occurs - Collision Damage Repair (U.S. and Canada) - Customer Information - Customer Information - Buick LaCrosse Owners ManualBuick LaCrosse: If a Crash Occurs

If there has been an injury, call emergency services for help. Do not leave the scene of a crash until all matters have been taken care of.

Move the vehicle only if its position puts you in danger, or you are instructed to move it by a police officer.

Give only the necessary information to police and other parties involved in the crash.

For emergency towing see Roadside Assistance Program (U.S.

and Canada) or Roadside Assistance Program (Mexico).

Gather the following information:

• Driver name, address, and telephone number.

• Driver license number.

• Owner name, address, and telephone number.

• Vehicle license plate number.

• Vehicle make, model, and model year.

• Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).

• Insurance company and policy number.

• General description of the damage to the other vehicle.

Choose a reputable repair facility that uses quality replacement parts.

See “Collision Parts” earlier in this section.

If the airbag has inflated, see What Will You See after an Airbag Inflates?.

    Insuring the Vehicle
    Protect your investment in the GM vehicle with comprehensive and collision insurance coverage. There are significant differences in the quality of coverage afforded by various insurance poli ...

    Managing the Vehicle Damage Repair Process
    In the event that the vehicle requires damage repairs, GM recommends that you take an active role in its repair. If you have a pre-determined repair facility of choice, take the vehicle ther ...

    See also:

    Air bag - supplemental restraint system
    * The actual air bags in the vehicle may differ from the illustration. (1) Driver’s front air bag (2) Passenger’s front air bag (3) Side impact air bag (if equipped) (4) Curtain air bag (if ...

    Exhaust Gas
    WARNING! Exhaust gases can injure or kill. They contain carbon monoxide (CO), which is colorless and odorless. Breathing it can make you unconscious and can eventually poison you. To avoid breat ...

    Parking Brake
    Parking Brake The vehicle has an Electric Parking Brake (EPB). The switch for the EPB is in the center console. The EPB can always be activated, even if the ignition is off. To prevent dr ...