2010 Mississippi Code
TITLE 63 - MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC REGULATIONS
Chapter 3 - Traffic Regulations and Rules of the Road.
63-3-415 - Accident report forms.
§ 63-3-415. Accident report forms.
(1) The department shall prepare and furnish "statewide uniform traffic accident report" forms to other agencies, municipal police departments, county sheriffs and other suitable law enforcement agencies or individuals. The department may charge an amount not exceeding the actual costs incurred by the department in preparing and furnishing the forms. The Department of Public Safety also may make such forms available in electronic format, which shall be accessible by law enforcement departments and other agencies without charge.
(2) Every accident report required by Section 63-3-411 from a law enforcement officer or individual shall be made on the statewide uniform traffic accident report form provided by the department.
(3) In addition to the information required on the accident report forms provided for herein, the department shall include a place on such report forms for the phone numbers of the parties involved in the accident and any witnesses to such accident.
(4) "Statewide uniform traffic accident report" forms shall not have printed upon them the name of any elected state official.
Sources: Codes, 1942, § 8168; Laws, 1938, ch. 200; Laws, 1984, ch. 485; Laws, 1986, ch. 459, § 36; Laws, 1990, ch. 441, § 2; Laws, 2002, ch. 446, § 2, eff from and after July 1, 2002.
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