One thing that many people are unaware of is that they are legally allowed access to a courtesy car. This service is the main reason many cities have smash repairs that offer courtesy cars. While some use rental cars at the insistence of their insurance company, these are often very expensive, and some people can’t afford them. Courtesy cars, with the costs covered by the at-fault insurance company, have made many drivers’ lives easier after a collision.

While this concept is largely new to many Australian drivers, it has been in place in the UK for several years with great success. Courtesy car companies in the UK boast fleets of thousands, with almost every sort of vehicle you might imagine. In Australia, there are companies that provide this service in all of the major cities, as well as a nationwide option in the form of Acorn. Read More