As part of the California vehicle code, motorists are required to report to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) any collision where damage totals more than $750.00 or there is bodily injury. This is done so the state can track which drivers have proof of insurance.
It is important to notify the DMV within the required ten days from the collision. This is very important, even if you were not the driver at fault in the collision. Failure to do so can result in your license being suspended. While we are often able to successfully resolve a situation in which only the other driver reported to the DMV, you do not want to receive a letter notifying you that your license will be suspended. Watch the video to learn more.
If you have additional questions regarding reporting a motor vehicle collision to the Department of Motor Vehicles in California, I want you to call me at (559) 436-0850. Visit our educational website at https://www.nuneslaw.com for more videos and media content from our law firm.