What to do in case of an accident | Episode 18 | The PowerDrift Podcast

Accidents happen and they suck. But our contribution comes right after the event as bystanders, co-riders or good samaritans. So how to deal with them? It all starts with understanding what has happened and deciding what to do next. What you decide can, sometimes, mean life or death. Or in the worst case, a prolonged injury. On today's PowerDrift Podcast, Shumi explains what to do in case of an accident, and after, so that you can probably avoid it from happening again. This is not a first-aid course, and we highly recommend you enrol yourself in one if you're a serious motorcyclist.

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  • PowerDrift
    PowerDrift23 दिन पहले

    Hey #PDArmy, we hope this helped you! Give it a Like if it did, and let us know below what more topics should we cover!

  • Subhradeep Datta

    Subhradeep Datta

    18 दिन पहले

    Please have an episode about the riding gears in detail!

  • Shub Kale

    Shub Kale

    22 दिन पहले

    XSR 155 is what we need to talk about

  • Adithya Viswanathan

    Adithya Viswanathan

    22 दिन पहले

    Make a podcast on preparation and things to check for and Mandatory gadgets required before a long road trip. I know there are a lot more videos in this topics but it'll be great to hear it out from shumi or anyone else from PD. Great job guys.

  • bluezappa


    22 दिन पहले

    Legal and Insurance parts in an accident. I’m clueless about how insurance works in accidents.

  • Vishesh Sahni

    Vishesh Sahni

    22 दिन पहले

    Yes please, legal aspects info needed

  • Amit Pandit
    Amit Pandit9 घंटे पहले

    where is the podcast link ?

  • Abhijith S
    Abhijith S13 घंटे पहले

    I had an accident once I was riding my scooter... The auto hit me wrong side... People gathered and all people decided that he should take me to hospital... He did and he said don't say its an accident because if I said that it should be reported to police first and then only I could be charged in the hospital... I asked the hospital authorities and they did indeed verified that it should be done... So I reluctantly said I feel off and they charged me... It was very minor and when it comes to billing the auto said he won't pay... I said you hit me wrong but he said he wouldn't since there is no evidence now It was a small 800rs bill and he got the higher grip Even today I still have no idea what to do when someone hits me wrongfully

  • Vedant Tripathi
    Vedant Tripathi4 दिन पहले

    Very Very useful 👍 It was a must. And specially from an experienced rider like you❤️

  • Ameya Khandge
    Ameya Khandge9 दिन पहले

    Brilliant in its simplicity and getting the key basics in place. Right down to smaller points like most effective ICE info display. @Shumi: you generate, hands down, THE most valuable content for two wheeler riders in India. I hope your SM “influence” can convert a wider target audience to be safer riders, motorcyclists and scooterists alike. 👍

  • Tanmay Sarkar
    Tanmay Sarkar13 दिन पहले

    Are there bike riding school in Kolkata?

  • DrutRider
    DrutRider15 दिन पहले

    Ride safe, to ride again. 👽💀🤖

  • P M
    P M17 दिन पहले

    really appreciate this particular video! Thanks for sharing such good knowledge

  • Likith S
    Likith S18 दिन पहले

    Nice couch

  • Kalyan K
    Kalyan K18 दिन पहले

    Shumi we need a video on lifting bike when it falls because most of the time when rider falls it's hard for lifting our own bike like 650gt or 390 or bikes above 170kg

  • Meghanadan
    Meghanadan18 दिन पहले

    YES !! There should be video on What to do in case of an accident (legal, insurance etc) apart from medical issues.

  • Praveen Patel
    Praveen Patel18 दिन पहले

    Very informative. Keep on posting these kinda content more often. kudos!!

  • Rishi Explorerr
    Rishi Explorerr18 दिन पहले

    Really loved this information

  • Arvind Krishnan
    Arvind Krishnan19 दिन पहले

    Very informative podcast bro. Really appreciate it. I know that you are fond of big motorcycles. I too love large capacity motorcycles. Can you do a podcast on why everyday commuters (includes electric scooters) are the unsung heroes of our country. I am also a fan of commuter bikes. Thanks brother and stay safe. God bless .

  • Niloy Das
    Niloy Das20 दिन पहले

    Do x-ray plz it happens I came to know about a metatarsal fracture after 2 weaks when it became unbearable pain and couldn't walk

  • anoor pandey
    anoor pandey20 दिन पहले

    shumi is just the best. period.

  • raviraj sonawane
    raviraj sonawane20 दिन पहले

    Sir what is the options of MumbaiKars for track riding

  • Gautham Krishna
    Gautham Krishna20 दिन पहले

    Broke a collarbone 6 weeks ago and watching shumi

  • Urval Mistry
    Urval Mistry20 दिन पहले

    There is a channel on YT that I came across @Motojitsu. He provides riding tips for every situation we may encounter. The layout of his video is very helpful and quite easy to understand. A small recommendation from my side is to make informative videos in that style at the cost that it won't be a podcast anymore! 😅 As always, you guys nailed it 👍

  • indranil biswas
    indranil biswas21 दिन पहले

    Please review Speed Triple Rs 1200

  • p s
    p s21 दिन पहले

    Shumi... Any repurcussions yet on bringing your mom in law in this video?😎

  • Srijan Kolay
    Srijan Kolay21 दिन पहले

    Shumi speaks at 1.25x speed

  • haanzo7
    haanzo721 दिन पहले

    Shout out to NOLS, WFA is a great course. Got certified in Bangalore in 2019.

  • Rahul
    Rahul21 दिन पहले

    Thank you...saved my bones.

  • yash dabhade
    yash dabhade21 दिन पहले

    Shumi Sir❤️.... I have seen all your podcasts they are always awesome....thank you so much for such a good content 🙂

  • Vishal Thube
    Vishal Thube21 दिन पहले

    There are just not enough tracks in india

  • Shubham Dalvi
    Shubham Dalvi21 दिन पहले

    Here you go king😍👑 Great video very informative 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

  • prithvi vadlamani
    prithvi vadlamani21 दिन पहले

    Shumi at 16:00 okay let's teach these kids something Marcus Aurelius did.

  • Shubham Jain
    Shubham Jain21 दिन पहले

    The only rule for Indians is: dont rush and gather crowd for shooting video of the scenario 😜😂😂😂

  • Anoop Gudipudi
    Anoop Gudipudi22 दिन पहले

    I hope your MIL doesn't see this video ☺️, you will be in trouble

  • DJ & Drummer Psyshank
    DJ & Drummer Psyshank22 दिन पहले

    YammieNoob RipOff

  • Sammed Udaganve
    Sammed Udaganve22 दिन पहले

    Please make episode on how ride safe on indian roads.

  • ramesh rk
    ramesh rk22 दिन पहले

    Please next time tell about a small bit regarding insurance also not for bike for life insurance..... Recently I met with an accident still recovering my ancal got fractured I met with an surgery also hospital charged me more than lakh.... Still recovering waiting for my first ride after 2 months....

  • shumar


    21 दिन पहले

    There’s enough data about life insurance online. What I would suggest is to look at motorcycle boots. They can cost between ₹15000-₹35000. Quite a bit less than surgery

  • Motomaniac India
    Motomaniac India22 दिन पहले

    Can you please educate us about the aftermarket air filters in your next podcast?

  • shaival acharya
    shaival acharya22 दिन पहले

    Great informative video..... I believe every rider be it full time or just hobby should look into this...... Is it just me or sensei Shoomi is loosing body mass with every video ???? 🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔.......

  • Raja Sekhar
    Raja Sekhar22 दिन पहले

    Power Drift did not become the India’s favourite for motoring enthusiasts just like that. Keep going guys 👍 We want a podcast on how to upgrade brakes and suspension

  • shumar


    21 दिन पहले

    Thank you! Topic suggestion noted!

  • Dhruba Mitra
    Dhruba Mitra22 दिन पहले

    Best topic of INstatus for Motorcyclist..

  • Mangesh Tendulkar
    Mangesh Tendulkar22 दिन पहले

    Nicely presented thoughts. Could correlate with habit of thinking what contribution I have done in the crash. For me it gave an insight into defensive riding and using peripheral vision to spot possible dangers ahead of time. This session was worth spending time onto 👍

  • Mangesh Tendulkar

    Mangesh Tendulkar

    21 दिन पहले

    @shumar Done already Sir 👍

  • shumar


    21 दिन पहले

    Thanks for watching! Would you share this with your friends? It would really help us!

  • Krishna Tej
    Krishna Tej22 दिन पहले

    Quite educative. Please keep doing more such videos. Please do a video on how to choose/ prepare to switch to a bigger capacity motorcycle from 100-150 cc bikes that a majority have learned to ride.

  • shumar


    21 दिन पहले

    Noted! Thank you!

  • Brian Dsouza
    Brian Dsouza22 दिन पहले

    Good information 👍

  • debsengupta1974
    debsengupta197422 दिन पहले

    Essential gyaan, much appreciated, Thanks! ... Also, introspection after a close shave, where have I gone wrong to reach this situation. This may prevent another similar situation where one may avoid a collision.

  • shumar


    21 दिन पहले


  • Pradyut Chowdhury 3D VFX artist
    Pradyut Chowdhury 3D VFX artist22 दिन पहले

    in India if faced an accident before doing anything else and side your pain ready to fight or argument.👍

  • Akhilesh Sarfare
    Akhilesh Sarfare22 दिन पहले

    Brilliant podcast!

  • Anshulism
    Anshulism22 दिन पहले

    This podcast is really really useful and pls make the next podcast on driving school and it's advantages in day to day street riding

  • shumar


    21 दिन पहले

    We have! It should be the first or second episode of the Podcast

  • Sushant Hegde
    Sushant Hegde22 दिन पहले

    Yes please

  • Sushrut Dongargaonkar
    Sushrut Dongargaonkar22 दिन पहले

    Riding since 12 years now and I must say Shumi's tips have always saved my skin

  • Piyush Sinngh
    Piyush Sinngh22 दिन पहले

    Thanks PD Team for the amazing informative podcast.

  • Rahul Dhum
    Rahul Dhum22 दिन पहले

    Shumi Sir. Please make video about handling angry villagers. Because I have experienced it, luckily my relatives were present at place.

  • Franc Bel
    Franc Bel22 दिन पहले

    Very important issue and nicely covered. We generally tend not to dwell on this as we believe it can never happen to us. As a podcast request - I heard somewhere that we in India by law cannot modify cars. Is this true? And if so, the thought process behind this would be great. Thanks Shumi.

  • shumar


    22 दिन पहले

    True! Indian law says all modifications are illegal. Nothing to discuss. 😂

  • Naman Rastogi
    Naman Rastogi22 दिन पहले

    Shumi sir is the big brother everyone needs .

  • Narain J
    Narain J22 दिन पहले

    Most of the time we get 101 first aid experts in the scene🤪... As bikers it is important for us to learn to handle the situation better.. Beautifully explained..👌🏻

  • Saket Anurag
    Saket Anurag22 दिन पहले

    Shumi is just amazing. Really hope he doesnt get in trouble for the "mother in law" example.


    Well my experience may help some people: I had 2 major crash where once I was riding alone and second my mother is riding while I was pillion. So: both case were at very low speed but some common things about Both not good tyre, both time it was raining ( replace these in time be more caution on about type of roads and grips available) or be safe and get an ABS bike which is totally worth your money, second thing we both got some injuries in palm, knees and feet so always wear a thick pant(if not proper biker pant) and tough shoes(e.g. woodland) when you can't wear a riding boot Always wear gloves even if you can't buy an expensive one it is fine get a 300-400 rupees one at least, and always have good quality good fiting helmet, not so awesome quality like 20k or 30k no proble buy a 1k or 2k but always have proper fitting and always have full face, even if you think it don't look good with scooter or I am a girl I should put half face or it looks cute or whatever you think... There's a lot I can write but now my fingure started giving up, anyways thank you shumi for such inspiration podcast🙏

  • Bijit Bhowmick
    Bijit Bhowmick22 दिन पहले

    Fantastic podcast ! Wish I could get into such school. Well done Shumi ❤❤❤❤

  • Remo Baidya
    Remo Baidya22 दिन पहले

    I watch all the episodes...learnt a lot of things and still learning.... SHUMI is super informative ... Shared with all my friends☺️ Thankyou powerdrift❤️

    HARGUN SINGH22 दिन पहले

    Brilliant take on a very sensitive topic👍. On similar lines can we have a podcast on usage of brakes (especially for bigger bikes) and diff technologies around it like ABS,EBD, cornering ABS and stuff.

  • Aviral Singh
    Aviral Singh22 दिन पहले

    A podcast on how to prepare for long rides and how to convince your family for the same !

  • his_vagabond _life
    his_vagabond _life22 दिन पहले

    There was a short span where you discussed about cornering techniques, can we have a podcast or simplified episode on the same ? I could relate to the fact how important is throttle opening and braking are parts of a cornering, would like to learn more.

  • Aniket Pal
    Aniket Pal22 दिन पहले

    Day 7 of asking PowerDrift to bring Holy Shift Season 2.

  • Aravind V
    Aravind V22 दिन पहले

    Dealing with accidents is a very broad topic. It may need more podcasts and can be categorized into following items. 1. First aid(most of it is covered) 2. How to Deal with Police 3. How to Deal with Hospitals 4. How to Deal with Insurance 5. How to Deal with the road rage that begins with the accident(people gathering and abusing / beating up) 6. Running away / Stay there from an accident (caused by you or others) 7. Finally Retrospective & Road ahead (some of it is covered here again)

  • mike Andrew
    mike Andrew22 दिन पहले

    Investing in crypto now should be in every wise individuals list, in some months time you'll be ecstatic with the decision you made today.💰

  • Lillian Clinton

    Lillian Clinton

    22 दिन पहले

    He's obviously the best I invested 2000USD with him and in 7 days i made profit of 8000USD

  • Dil Beparwah Awakened Mind's
    Dil Beparwah Awakened Mind's22 दिन पहले

    🙏🙏🙏 sumi thanks so much for this podcast .

  • Arisht Jain
    Arisht Jain22 दिन पहले

    Please do a video about dealing with an accident where you are at fault, where you are not at fault, how to deal with police & insurance, what are your rights & duties, etc.

  • Kalpesh Mohanty
    Kalpesh Mohanty22 दिन पहले

    Sometimes xrays don't give proper result and doctors don't realise. I had a scaphoid fracture that couldn't be detected for a month until after a CT scan. Anyways Kudos to Sumi and Powerdrift for sharing with us one of the most important aspects of motorcycling.👍 And I have also subscribed to you guys on google Podcasts. 😊

  • Swapnil Gonsalves
    Swapnil Gonsalves22 दिन पहले

    Shumi you are wonderful, i have learnt alot of things from your videos and appreciate the content that comes from pd and you . Thanks for the lessons

  • PowerDrift


    22 दिन पहले

    Happy to help, Swapnil!

  • Adil Chogle
    Adil Chogle22 दिन पहले

    met with an accident got up lit up a cigarette and went on the way

  • Abhijit Agawane
    Abhijit Agawane22 दिन पहले

    It's very useful shumi..too good

  • Sayantan karmakar
    Sayantan karmakar22 दिन पहले

    Great Information Sir 🔥 Loved it❤️ want more videos like this👍

  • abhishek chaturvedi
    abhishek chaturvedi22 दिन पहले

    Fantastic and really important content thank you

  • Varun Venkatraman
    Varun Venkatraman22 दिन पहले

    We need a podcast on legal issues

  • Dennis Thomas
    Dennis Thomas22 दिन पहले

    Hmm... 44 mins and 40 secs... That must be the longest PD episode ever.

  • Dennis Thomas

    Dennis Thomas

    22 दिन पहले

    @PowerDrift that's possible too...

  • PowerDrift


    22 दिन पहले

    Did you watch it twice?

  • Lv7
    Lv722 दिन पहले

    Its not expensive 12000 for 3 days Abe chutiya hai kya

  • Umer Khan
    Umer Khan22 दिन पहले

    Plz do a video on how to deal with chappri bikers on ktm when they annoy us when we are riding

  • Umer Khan

    Umer Khan

    22 दिन पहले

    @shumar sure

  • shumar


    22 दिन पहले

    I did! See the Road Rage episode of the podcast!

  • chandan r
    chandan r22 दिन पहले

    Hi shumi , am civil engineer by profession but my heart always into enginez , bcz of u👍

  • Random YouTube
    Random YouTube22 दिन पहले

    Is the Podcast available in Spotify?

  • PowerDrift


    22 दिन पहले

    Yep : open.spotify.com/show/28ZlKHV8j4D3eNQa6jfsxv

  • OnlYudi
    OnlYudi22 दिन पहले

    Pls do Cover the legal issues when it comes to accident

  • noah manoj
    noah manoj22 दिन पहले

    Please do the police case video

  • vaanchit kundlia
    vaanchit kundlia22 दिन पहले

    Brace yourself, wisdom is coming!! Thanks Shumi, you should start wearing a cape man, you're already our hero!

  • Denver Dias

    Denver Dias

    22 दिन पहले

    No capes! : Edna Marie( Incredibles)

  • mallik naik
    mallik naik22 दिन पहले

    Great information...great work PD and Shumi👍

  • Mr Nandy on the GO
    Mr Nandy on the GO22 दिन पहले

    Amazing...thank you for making all aware...🙏🏼

  • Kousthubha M
    Kousthubha M22 दिन पहले

    Hey guys, amazing job loved this. Can we please have a podcast on Insurance. Like what kind of insurance is necessary what are benifits etc. There a lot of darkness around this and I feel this would be helpful for people

  • Kousthubha M

    Kousthubha M

    22 दिन पहले

    @PowerDrift appreciate it thank you

  • PowerDrift


    22 दिन पहले

    Cool topic! We shall try, Kousthubha!

  • mahesh iyer
    mahesh iyer22 दिन पहले

    Lovely video...thnk u...big fan

  • Anumoy Saha
    Anumoy Saha22 दिन पहले

    No Content currently so using the puppet to its fullest 😂😂😂

  • Rahul Dhum

    Rahul Dhum

    22 दिन पहले


  • Ashit Patra
    Ashit Patra22 दिन पहले

    I love to see the police requirements

  • Vishesh Sahni
    Vishesh Sahni22 दिन पहले

    Yes please. Talk about the legal aspects too

  • Kshitij Salve
    Kshitij Salve22 दिन पहले

    Lifesaving advice. Parenting/dealing with parents advice. Mental barriers advice. This just might be the most important podcast PD ever made. Thank you!

  • Amit Deshpande
    Amit Deshpande22 दिन पहले

    super super clear , most effective 20 min spent learning from this .

  • PowerDrift


    22 दिन पहले

    Glad to hear this was helpful, Amit!

  • 218V.Kaushik
    218V.Kaushik22 दिन पहले

    Shumi is like a big brother in biking and life to me

  • PowerDrift


    22 दिन पहले

    Woo hoo! Bromance spotted!

  • Jason Rods
    Jason Rods22 दिन पहले

    Yes PD please make a video on Legal issues, Insurance claming and other such Legal stuff in case of road accident.❤



    19 दिन पहले

    yes please do this

  • Amer Balu

    Amer Balu

    21 दिन पहले

    Yes please

  • Vinu Philip

    Vinu Philip

    22 दिन पहले

    Yes very much needed

  • PowerDrift


    22 दिन पहले

    We will definitely try!

  • Tanmoy Sengupta
    Tanmoy Sengupta22 दिन पहले

    There are some basic things which rider should know apart from "clutch dabao, gear lagao". First aid is the most important thing which we all need to know. And this should be mandatory to all. Hats off shumi for covering this topic. Please cover post accident legal and police procedure too. Thanks😊

  • PowerDrift


    22 दिन पहले

    We'll surely look into that Tanmoy!

  • Bikhil Puthenpurackal
    Bikhil Puthenpurackal22 दिन पहले

    What should we do with the motorcycle involved? Drain the fuel or anything like that?

  • Abhay Kumar
    Abhay Kumar22 दिन पहले

    Talk about legal aspects of an accident in next podcast

  • Pratap Bp
    Pratap Bp22 दिन पहले

    Can your team also a Video on the New Helmet rule (ISI only) to be used ?

  • Pratap Bp

    Pratap Bp

    22 दिन पहले

    @Tanmay Talekar Thanks for your response. I highly suggest you read the new norms floating around and in effect from June 1 2021. It states that helmets without ISI will be fined. This is a big issue since I already own a DOT and ECE helmet. Hence had asked PD team to do a video on this and how we as biking community can try to tell Govt that ECE , SNELL and DOT are more superior to ISI.

  • Tanmay Talekar

    Tanmay Talekar

    22 दिन पहले

    I would suggest don't use it, the next helmet you get make sure it's a ece helmet, it's not that expensive it starts from about Rs. 4000 and they are much safer than isi helmets. If you have the capability of buying a 1 lakh rupees motorcycle, you definitely have the ability to buy a 4k helmet. I used a Studds Thunder before and moved to a Axor Apex and the quality is just amazing, it feels solid and surprisingly it's lighter in weight compared to my previous helmet.

  • kétø1892
    kétø189222 दिन पहले

    Makes sense

  • raja sekhar
    raja sekhar22 दिन पहले

    Hi Shumi, Please make a video on what is legal and illegal to have on a motorcycle as Accessories. Like Auxiliary Lights positioning and Saddle Stays. My biggest question was, are saddlebags legal?

  • raja sekhar

    raja sekhar

    22 दिन पहले

    @shumar Thank you 😊🙏

  • shumar


    22 दिन पहले

    In india, all accessories are illegal. All of them. Generally, no one will bother you about bags for sure

  • Raju Kr Jha
    Raju Kr Jha22 दिन पहले

    As always, Shumi sir is that guy of every colony whom every love. Noone knows why?? Love your content and the way you explain, Man!!!

  • shumar


    22 दिन पहले

    Thank you so much!

  • vignesh s
    vignesh s22 दिन पहले

    Shumi prof! excellent video. However, I would like to know about legal, police issues in a crash .. pls do a video on the same.

  • shumar


    22 दिन पहले

    Noted! Thank you!

    7853 VEDANT PATIL22 दिन पहले

    How to deal with police after a crash. We want podcast on this topic.



    12 घंटे पहले

    @Abhijith S oh okay!

  • Abhijith S

    Abhijith S

    13 घंटे पहले

    As far as I know first file an fir The first one to file always have high priority



    21 दिन पहले

    @Adisura Yeah! Common statement by Police after accident," Sahab aane wale hai thodi der main settel karlo." LOL 😂

  • Adisura


    21 दिन पहले

    @7853 VEDANT PATIL haha well i did say luck is involved:P



    21 दिन पहले

    @Adisura Have one! DDPAI Mola N3. But still they'll make trouble.

  • Anshul Singh
    Anshul Singh22 दिन पहले

    Very informative keep up the good work

  • shumar


    22 दिन पहले

    Thank you!

  • Raju Kr Jha
    Raju Kr Jha22 दिन पहले

    Just opened insta.. Saw Shumi sir post... And i am here😃😃🤟🤟

  • shumar


    22 दिन पहले

    Thank you!