When will a reportable accident arise
The presence of a Mechanically propelled vehicle on a road or a public place cause an accident
Is a collision that takes part on private land reportable
If just the driver of a MPV is injured is the accident reportable
No - It is only reportable if the passenger or someone outside the vehicle is injured.
If a bus driver baked vigorously which caused an injury to a passenger on the bus is this a reportable accident.
Yes the driver would have to STOP and report the accident.
If a bus driver braked vigorously which caused an injury to him but no one else on the bus is this a reportable accident.
No - The injury has to be to anyone other than the driver.
In reportable accidents is it just physical injuries.
No injuries can be shock - psychological
If a bus driver bakes vigorously and causes damage to his bus only - Is the accident reportable
No there has to be damage to another vehicle.
Is a cat an an Animal for the purpose of property RTA
If the driver had an accident and a dog was injured which was in the vehicle - no damage was caused to either vehicle and no persons were injured is this a reportable accident
If a vehicle is unoccupied ie handbrake left off roles down the street and causes damage to another vehicle. Is this a reportable accident
If the accident was not the driver’s fault - is there an obligation to report the collision
In a damage only RTC do you have to provide you insurance details
What details do you have to provide at a damage only RTC
Name and address, name and address of the registered keeper, and vehicle identification mark.
Is it permissible to supply the address of your solicitor.
When must the driver report a collision to the Police
AS SOON AS PRACTICABLE - However within 24 hours
Can the person reporting a collision phone the Police.
No they must make the report in person.
Will the reporting obligation remain if the Police have attended the scene
Will the reporting obligation remain if the person has been hospitalised
Is a trailer parked at the side of the road a vehicle
Is an electrically assisted pedal cycle a MPV
How long do you have to remain at the scene
For an amount of time which would give someone with right or reasons the chance to ask for details.
Does an invalid carriage count as MPV in relation to reporting collisions