2019 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes
Title 75 - VEHICLES
Chapter 37 - Miscellaneous Provisions
Section 3745 - Accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle or property

Universal Citation: 75 PA Cons Stat § 3745 (2019)
§ 3745. Accidents involving damage to unattended vehicle or property.

(a) General rule.--The driver of any vehicle which collides with or is involved in an accident with any vehicle or other property which is unattended resulting in any damage to the other vehicle or property shall immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident or as close thereto as possible and shall then and there either locate and notify the operator or owner of the damaged vehicle or other property of his name, address, information relating to financial responsibility and the registration number of the vehicle being driven or shall attach securely in a conspicuous place in or on the damaged vehicle or other property a written notice giving his name, address, information relating to financial responsibility and the registration number of the vehicle being driven and shall without unnecessary delay notify the nearest office of a duly authorized police department. Every stop shall be made without obstructing traffic more than is necessary.

(b) Penalty.--A violation of this section is a summary offense, punishable by a fine of $300 or imprisonment for not more than 90 days, or both.

(Feb. 12, 1984, P.L.26, No.11, eff. Oct. 1, 1984; July 10, 1984, P.L.679, No.146, eff. 60 days; July 6, 1995, P.L.288, No.42, eff. 60 days)

1995 Amendment. Act 42 amended subsec. (b).

Cross References. Section 3745 is referred to in sections 1535, 1611, 3745.1, 6506 of this title.

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