Have you been in an accident?
State statute requires every operator of a motor vehicle involved in an accident resulting in either injury, death, or damages over $1,000.00 to the property of any one person (including the operator) must complete and submit a confidential Driver’s Motor Vehicle Accident Report within 10 days following the accident.
Need to fill out a Driver's Motor Vehicle Accident Report?
You have two options of how to submit your Vehicle Accident Report: online or by mail.
Want to buy a copy of an Investigator's Motor Vehicle Accident Report?
The cost is $13 + tax. You may obtain it in person, by mail, or online.
- In Person: Highway Safety Office, 1500 Highway 2-Room 14, Lincoln, NE
- By Mail: Call 402-479-4645 to find out the correct tax before requesting a report by mail.
- Online: Buy accident reports on NDOT Storefront
Questions about buying an Accident Report? Call 402-479-4645
Frequently Asked Questions
When do I have to file an accident report?
If someone is injured or killed, or someone has over $1000 in damage then all drivers involved are required to file a Driver’s Motor Vehicle Accident Report with our office within 10 days of the accident.
Who is required to file a Driver’s Motor Vehicle Accident Report?
All drivers involved in an accident in which someone is injured or killed, or someone has damage over $1000 are required to file a Driver’s Motor Vehicle Accident Report with our office, no matter who is at fault, within 10 days of the occurrence.
Where do I get a Driver’s Motor Vehicle Accident Report?
You can get a Driver’s Motor Vehicle Accident Report from: the officer that investigated your accident, the police or sheriff’s department, your insurance agent, or by calling our office at (402) 479-4645.
How do I get a copy of the investigating officer’s report?
The officer’s report is public information. You may purchase a certified copy for $13.00 + TAX. To request a copy of an officer’s report send the following information:
- Accident date
- Accident location, including county
- Driver’s Name
- The request and $13.00 + tax (call 402-479-4645 to find correct tax amount) should be sent to: Highway Safety, PO Box 94669, Lincoln, NE 68509
Can I get a copy of the other driver’s report?
No. All driver’s reports are confidential by law.
Can the Highway Safety Section suspend a person’s driver’s license because of an accident?
Only the Department of Motor Vehicles can suspend a person’s driver’s license.