Have you been in an accident?

 

Want to buy a copy of an Investigator's Motor Vehicle Accident Report?

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

  • In Person: Highway Safety Office, 1500 Highway 2-Room 14, Lincoln, NE
  • By Mail: Call 402-479-4645 to find out the correct tax before requesting a report by mail.
  • Online: Buy accident reports on NDOR Storefront

Questions about buying an Accident Report? Call 402-479-4645

 

Need to fill out a Driver's Motor Vehicle Accident Report?

Download the Driver's Motor Vehicle Accident Report:  Word  |  PDF

Please fill out the report in its entirety. Make sure the copy you submit includes your signature.

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

When do I have to file an accident report?

If someone is injured or killed, or someone has over $1000 in damage then all drivers involved are required to file a Driver’s Motor Vehicle Accident Report with our office within 10 days of the accident.

 

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

All drivers involved in an accident in which someone is injured or killed, or someone has damage over $1000 are required to file a Driver’s Motor Vehicle Accident 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 Accident Report?

You can get a Driver’s Motor Vehicle Accident Report from: the officer that investigated your accident, 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:

  • Accident date
  • Accident 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 94669, Lincoln, NE 68509

Use this document to assist you with reading the Investigator's Report. 

 

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 an accident?

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