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Published August 16, 2012, 07:34 PM

Thursday App of the Week: WreckCheck

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- When you're in a car accident, it can be difficult to think straight, but one app is trying to make the freak-out moment a little easier.

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- When you're in a car accident, it can be difficult to think straight. But one App is trying to make the "freak-out" moment a little easier.

Along with a few choice words, there's probably dozens of things running through your mind if you ever find yourself in this kind of situation. It's a minor fender bender. Nobody is injured, but you need to be thorough. Well, don't worry, because now, there's an App for that.

It's called WreckCheck - a free Smartphone App brought to you by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners.

First, a visual checklist. Record the time and place of the accident. Next, take photos. Grab pictures of the scene, any damage that may need fixed. Then, what happened. It gives you the option to voice record exactly what you believe happened while everything is fresh in your mind. Finally, get the information. From vehicle make and model to the other driver's insurance info to any police report number that may have been filed.

It's the one App you hope you never have to use, but if you do - it could be a lifesaver when the insurance agent comes knocking.

The application is free on both the Android and Apple markets.

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