New ways to report road accidents to the police

New ways to report road accidents to the police

A consultation to allow additional ways to report road traffic accidents to the police.

At the moment if you need to report a road traffic accident you must do so in person at a police station or to a police constable.

This proposals in this consultation would allow police forces to offer drivers the option of submitting accident reports by other methods.

The proposals would require changes to Section 170 of the Road Traffic Act 1988.

Read the consultation and respond online