How long do you have to report a car accident in NY?
must file their own accident report within 10 days from the date of accident or DMV may suspend your driver’s license until your report is received. To meet the filing requirements, you must fill out and file the Report of Motor Vehicle Accident (PDF) (MV-104).
What do you do after a car accident in NY?
- Stop and Notify Police. New York State law requires any person involved in an accident to stop at the scene.
- Get Help. If anyone is hurt and requires medical attention, call 911 for help.
- Exchange Information.
- Witness Information.
- Notify Your Insurance.
Is New York a no fault state?
Because of New York’s No-Fault law, lawsuits due to auto accidents can be brought only for economic losses that exceed No-Fault benefits and for non-economic damages (such as pain and suffering) only if a “serious injury” (as defined in the Insurance Law) is sustained.