When Should You File a Report?
You should file a report if you're the operator of a vehicle involved in a crash where the damage to any one vehicle or property is over $1,000, or if there is an injury to any person, even if a police officer was on the scene. You should file the report within 5 days of the date of the crash.
When Should You Not File a Report?
You should not file a report if the crash occurred on a private road, driveway, private parking lot or other private way.
Why is This Report Important?
- Developing highway safety public information programs.
- Developing programs to save lives and reduce highway injuries.
- Identifying locations with a large number of crashes.
- Improving dangerous highways and intersections.