2012 Arkansas Code
Title 27 - Transportation
Subtitle 4 - Motor Vehicular Traffic
Chapter 53 - Accidents
Subchapter 1 - -- General Provisions
§ 27-53-102 - Accidents involving damage only to vehicle -- Removal of vehicle.
(a) (1) The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting only in damage to a vehicle which is driven or attended by any person shall immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident or as close thereto as possible, but shall immediately return to and in every event shall remain at the scene of the accident until he or she has fulfilled the requirements of § 27-53-103.
(2) Every such stop shall be made without obstructing traffic more than is necessary.
(b) An accident of this nature shall include all accidents which occur upon the streets or highways, upon the parking area of private business establishments, or elsewhere throughout the state.
(c) (1) The driver shall remove his or her vehicle from the roadway, except that the driver may leave the vehicle in the roadway if the vehicle is disabled or there is a visible or apparent injury to a person.
(2) The removal of a vehicle from the roadway pursuant to this section shall not constitute an admission of liability nor a waiver of a claim for personal injury.
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