2020 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 47. Motor Vehicles
§47-10-108. Written report of accident - Notice to other parties - Ancillary proceedings.

Universal Citation: 47 OK Stat § 47-10-108 (2020)

A. Except for collisions occurring on private property, the operator of a motor vehicle which is in any manner involved in a collision upon any road, street, highway or elsewhere within this state resulting in bodily injury to or death of any person or in which it is apparent that damage to one vehicle or other property is in excess of Three Hundred Dollars ($300.00) shall forward a written report of the collision to the Department of Public Safety if settlement of the collision has not been made within six (6) months after the date of the accident and provided that if a settlement has been made a report of the settlement must be made by the parties.

B. A municipality or county shall have the authority to adopt ordinances or resolutions regarding the response of law enforcement to motor vehicle accidents occurring on private property within its jurisdiction; provided, law enforcement agencies shall respond to and report collisions that occur on private property which involve a personal injury, a driver that may be under the influence of alcohol or any other intoxicating substance, or a vehicle that is the property of the state or a political subdivision of the state.

C. Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 7-202 of this title, if any party involved in a collision files a report under this section, the Department shall be responsible for providing the most up-to-date and accurate location information within the Department for either party involved at no cost, and notify all other parties involved in the collision, as specified in the report, that a report has been filed and all other parties shall then furnish the Department, within twenty (20) days, the information as the Department may request to determine whether the parties were in compliance with the requirements of Sections 7-601 through 7-607 of this title at the time of the collision. Upon a finding that an owner or driver was not in compliance with Sections 7-601 through 7-607 of this title, the Department shall then commence proceedings under the provisions of Sections 7-201 and 7-308 through 7-335 of this title.

Added by Laws 1961, p. 371, § 10-108, eff. Sept. 1, 1961. Amended by Laws 1968, c. 99, § 1, emerg. eff. April 1, 1968; Laws 1980, c. 100, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 1980; Laws 1981, c. 295, § 2, emerg. eff. June 29, 1981; Laws 1993, c. 192, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; Laws 2005, c. 394, § 9, emerg. eff. June 6, 2005; Laws 2012, c. 224, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2012.

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