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TxDOT unveils new crash report purchase system

GasBuddy Blog -- The Texas Department of Transportation has launched a new Web-based Crash Report Online Purchase System that allows the public to immediately access vehicle crash reports. Filed with TxDOT by law enforcement agencies, these reports often are requested by individuals seeking documentation of a crash.

“We’re excited about this new system and its ability to provide these reports quickly to the public,” said Carol Rawson, TxDOT director of traffic operations. “We understand people often have a real need to obtain a crash report quickly after they’ve been involved in a crash. This new system will allow them to access and download the reports in a matter of minutes once we’ve received the report from law enforcement.”

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honda0105
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 5:59:07 AM

still lag time between filing by law enforcement and receipt by TxDOT.
RogerB
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Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 12:51:09 AM

Very interesting . . .
             
             
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gravityhurts
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2014 7:19:22 PM

old
lorimarie36
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2014 9:52:24 AM

If it's the same price if you went there in person, I'd like it in my state.
RogerB
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Message Posted: Mar 27, 2014 12:18:57 AM

Very interesting . . .
             
             
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Dennisjk
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:06:17 PM

Sounds like they are raising more money.
tim1999
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 12:55:18 PM

Seems like this is a "premium" service that is justified to charge a "premium" to receive.
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 12:13:48 PM

Good.
drobbbb
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 12:08:33 PM

interesting
ModelWarships
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 12:05:29 PM

online should be cheaper than in person or via mail.
MBob1
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 11:33:52 AM

Nice touch, but notice the word "purchase"!!! It's not about convenience for the public, but making a buck for the state!!!!!!!!!!!
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:59:51 AM

Good idea.
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:54:46 AM

Thanks for the info.
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:44:52 AM

OLD
2granny
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:41:35 AM

Tuesday's news.
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:41:12 AM

Okay
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Tuesday's article
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Old news.
tomok
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:38:08 AM

TxDOT unveils new crash report purchase system. TxDoT has launched a new web based Crash Report Online Purchase System that allows the public to immediately access vehicle crash reports. Filed with TxDOT by law enforcement agencies, these reports often are requested by individuals seeking documentation of a crash. This will provide crash reports quickly to the public. People often have a real need to obtain a crash report quickly after they’ve been involved in a crash. This new system will allow them to access and download reports in a matter of minutes once we’ve received the report from law enforcement.
***It sounds like a good idea for the public but there can be abuses with this system. TxDOT be careful what you provide. ***It should be free but they will be charging too much for it anyway.
Drive vehicles with high mpg, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
MrLuigi
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:37:31 AM

read this yesterday, still not gas related
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:36:10 AM

rerun
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:35:20 AM

yesterday
ladyvoodoo
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:34:52 AM

Old news
cableman31
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:34:09 AM

TEXAS joining the 21st century, WHOOOOOOO A THUNK IT.
Ticobird
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:34:08 AM

This will save the hassle of having to go down to the police department to physically pick up the crash report.
rjoeh
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:33:04 AM

Michigan has a similar program with the Michigan State Police. But you must get the accident code from the reporting officer at the time of the accident to go on line to find the report.
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:32:39 AM

8ok
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:32:19 AM

Yesterday's news.
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:32:17 AM

??
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:32:10 AM

Old story.
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:31:30 AM

OK?
packards42
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:30:58 AM

If doesn't cost the taxpayer money.
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:29:46 AM

Does not raise gas prices that's good
mberg
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:28:58 AM

Good, but of no value to those outside of Texas and hopefully never needed by most Texans.
ARCO
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:28:31 AM

YEP
rubiconbill
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:28:20 AM

Nice, but I don't think it will do a thing for our gas prices!
Wildman14
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:28:07 AM

Seems like deja vu all over again.
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Yesterday news
Rich_pa
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:28:01 AM

good idea.
autohio
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:27:33 AM

Okay
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:27:19 AM

Ok
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:26:29 AM

more poorly spent tax dollar
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Old news
GGAlbo
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:25:13 AM

Only good for car that crash in Taxas!
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:24:53 AM

Saw this already
Smartywife
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Not sure there was a need for this much control.
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:24:05 AM

Good
Siddie1926
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:22:49 AM

Good idea
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:22:18 AM

ok
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Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:22:13 AM

Old News
jetmech568
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ok
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