Motor carriers whose vehicles have been in an accident in the last 365 days must provide an accident register.
All carriers involved in an FMCSA-reportable crash in the past year must retain an Accident Register or report. A reportable crash is one in which a vehicle was towed from the scene, or an injury or fatality occurred. Records must be kept for three years.
The report needs to include:
- Date of accident
- City or town, or most near, where the accident occurred and the State where the accident occurred
- Driver name
- Number of injuries
- Number of fatalities
- Whether hazardous materials, other than fuel spilled from the fuel tanks of motor vehicle involved in the accident, were released