Have you been in a crash? 

If the crash was not investigated by a law enforcement officer, state statute requires every operator of a motor vehicle involved in an crash resulting in either injury, death, or damages equal to or exceeding $1,500 to the property of any one person (including the operator) to complete and submit a confidential Driver’s Motor Vehicle Crash Report within 10 days following the crash. Drivers involved in motor vehicle crashes where an Investigator’s Crash Report is completed by a law enforcement officer do not need to complete this report.

 

Online Crash Report (Preferred Method)

Fill out and submit your Driver's Motor Vehicle Crash Report electronically within 10 day of crash via the Driver Crash Reporting website >

 

  • Complete your crash report entirely online
  • Does not require printing or mailing of any forms if the crash was not investigated by a law enforcement officer
  • Receive a copy of your completed crash report by entering an email address

 

Print and Mail Crash Report

Download the Driver's Motor Vehicle Crash Report. Print and fill out the report in its entirety. Make sure the copy you submit includes your signature.

 

Mail completed report within 10 days of crash to: 
Highway Safety, Nebraska Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 94759
Lincoln, NE 68509-4759

 

 

Buy a copy of an Investigator's Motor Vehicle Crash Report

The cost is $13 + tax. You may obtain it in online, by mail, or in person.

  • Online:  NDOT.CrashReport@Nebraska.gov
  • By Phone: 402-479-4645
  • In Person:  Highway Safety Section, 1500 Nebraska Parkway – Room 14B, Lincoln, NE
  • By Mail:  Call 402-479-4645 to find out the correct tax before requesting a report by mail
    • Mail request to NDOT - Highway Safety Section P.O Box 94759, Lincoln, NE 68509-4759

Questions about buying a Crash Report? Call 402-479-4645

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

When do I have to file a crash report?

If the crash was not investigated by a law enforcement officer and someone is injured or killed or has at least $1,500 in damage, then all drivers involved are required to file a Driver's Motor Vehicle Crash Report with our office within 10 days of the crash. Driver Crash Reporting website >

 

Who is required to file a Driver’s Motor Vehicle Crash Report?

If the crash was not investigated by a law enforcement officer, all drivers involved in a crash in which someone is injured or killed, or someone has damage equal to or exceeding $1,500 are required to file a Driver’s Motor Vehicle Crash 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 Crash Report?

The easiest way to complete a Driver's Motor Vehicle Crash Report is by filling out the form online at the Driver Crash Reporting website. You can also get a paper form from the officer that investigated your crash, 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:

  • Crash date
  • Crash 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 94759, 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 a crash?

Only the Department of Motor Vehicles can suspend a person’s driver’s license.