Who needs a California SR 1 Form?
An SR 1 Form is a report on traffic accident occurring in California. According to the California Vehicle Code regulations, the driver involved in a traffic collision (or their insurance agent, or legal representative) must complete this form, regardless of fault.
What is CA SR 1 Form for?
The Department of Motor Vehicle uses information provided in the traffic accident report to record accident information.
Is CA SR 1 Form accompanied by other forms?
The CA SR 1 form must precede the submission of a California DMV Form SR-19. Following this provision guarantees that neither party to the accident will have their driver’s license or drive privileges limited by the failure to report the incident.
When is CA SR 1 Form due?
The driver involved in an accident is obligated to submit the report within ten days since the collision that resulted in an injury, death, property damage estimated at more than 750$.
How do I fill out CA SR 1 Form?
The standard SR 1 DMV accident report supposes providing detailed information about all parties involved in the crash. Therefore, the form requires indicating
Number of vehicles
Date and location of the accident
The drivers’ data (name, address, phone number, driver’s license number and date of birth)
The vehicles’ details (year, make, model, VIN)
Results of the accident (injury/death, property damage)
Where do I send CA SR 1 Form?
The driver must sign and date the completed form, and file it with the Department of Motor Vehicle in California. You can file the DMV SR 1 form online at the DMV official website.