Not Logged In Log In   Sign Up   Points Leaders
Follow Us    4:52 PM

GasBuddy News Article

42
votes
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.”

The new...


Read the Full Article

Submitted Mar 25, 2014 By: PD
Category: GasBuddy Official Blog > Topics Add to favorite topics   Post new topicPost New Topic
Author Topic: TxDOT unveils new crash report purchase system Back to Topics
REPLIES (newest first) Post a Reply
Profile Pic
honda0105
Champion Author Tallahassee

Posts:22,223
Points:2,066,740
Joined:Nov 2008
Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 5:59:07 AM

still lag time between filing by law enforcement and receipt by TxDOT.
Profile Pic
RogerB
Champion Author Indianapolis

Posts:20,439
Points:3,076,070
Joined:Dec 2005
Message Posted: Mar 28, 2014 12:51:09 AM

Very interesting . . .
             
             
                √



 

Profile Pic
gravityhurts
Champion Author North Carolina

Posts:5,617
Points:1,357,135
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Mar 27, 2014 7:19:22 PM

old
Profile Pic
lorimarie36
Champion Author New York

Posts:1,209
Points:261,970
Joined:Sep 2013
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.
Profile Pic
RogerB
Champion Author Indianapolis

Posts:20,439
Points:3,076,070
Joined:Dec 2005
Message Posted: Mar 27, 2014 12:18:57 AM

Very interesting . . .
             
             
                √



 
Profile Pic
Dennisjk
Champion Author Detroit

Posts:8,107
Points:2,329,760
Joined:Apr 2006
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:06:17 PM

Sounds like they are raising more money.
Profile Pic
tim1999
All-Star Author Kansas City

Posts:881
Points:276,235
Joined:Jun 2013
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.
Profile Pic
SkooterG
Champion Author Phoenix

Posts:2,802
Points:735,775
Joined:May 2012
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 12:13:48 PM

Good.
Profile Pic
drobbbb
Champion Author Maryland

Posts:5,447
Points:1,253,585
Joined:Dec 2010
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 12:08:33 PM

interesting
Profile Pic
ModelWarships
Champion Author Missouri

Posts:7,170
Points:1,535,280
Joined:Jul 2008
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 12:05:29 PM

online should be cheaper than in person or via mail.
Profile Pic
MBob1
Champion Author Cleveland

Posts:1,550
Points:371,165
Joined:Mar 2012
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!!!!!!!!!!!
Profile Pic
dlzastera
Champion Author Minnesota

Posts:6,587
Points:1,464,045
Joined:Mar 2006
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:59:51 AM

Good idea.
Profile Pic
NotmeuQc
Champion Author Montreal

Posts:7,617
Points:1,581,250
Joined:Apr 2009
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:54:46 AM

Thanks for the info.
Profile Pic
TopGunn
Champion Author Baltimore

Posts:11,258
Points:3,065,165
Joined:Aug 2004
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:44:52 AM

OLD
Profile Pic
2granny
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:11,765
Points:1,922,935
Joined:Apr 2009
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:41:35 AM

Tuesday's news.
Profile Pic
buzzieNY
Champion Author Buffalo

Posts:4,984
Points:1,075,755
Joined:Jun 2011
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:41:12 AM

Okay
Profile Pic
Asbury09
Champion Author Iowa

Posts:9,378
Points:1,987,180
Joined:Jan 2009
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:40:09 AM

Tuesday's article
Profile Pic
Insuremn
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:7,111
Points:1,483,470
Joined:May 2010
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:38:11 AM

Old news.
Profile Pic
tomok
Champion Author Portland

Posts:42,004
Points:2,802,385
Joined:Aug 2006
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!
Profile Pic
MrLuigi
Champion Author Massachusetts

Posts:6,915
Points:1,419,585
Joined:Jun 2005
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:37:31 AM

read this yesterday, still not gas related
Profile Pic
eyedropper
Veteran Author Detroit

Posts:446
Points:60,785
Joined:Sep 2006
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:36:10 AM

rerun
Profile Pic
jeff95519
Champion Author California

Posts:4,557
Points:1,807,765
Joined:Sep 2008
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:35:20 AM

yesterday
Profile Pic
ladyvoodoo
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:1,445
Points:427,600
Joined:Jan 2013
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:34:52 AM

Old news
Profile Pic
cableman31
Champion Author New York

Posts:10,468
Points:2,375,690
Joined:May 2004
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:34:09 AM

TEXAS joining the 21st century, WHOOOOOOO A THUNK IT.
Profile Pic
Ticobird
Champion Author Huntsville

Posts:4,858
Points:1,519,650
Joined:Oct 2009
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.
Profile Pic
rjoeh
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:9,240
Points:2,924,325
Joined:Jun 2004
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.
Profile Pic
dgarz01
Champion Author Illinois

Posts:2,170
Points:996,735
Joined:Mar 2011
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:32:39 AM

8ok
Profile Pic
Hop1LA
Champion Author Baton Rouge

Posts:5,433
Points:1,627,575
Joined:Apr 2008
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:32:19 AM

Yesterday's news.
Profile Pic
1Casey
Champion Author Albany

Posts:8,488
Points:2,150,405
Joined:Jun 2004
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:32:17 AM

??
Profile Pic
beohbeNJ
Champion Author New Jersey

Posts:3,990
Points:962,620
Joined:Sep 2011
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:32:10 AM

Old story.
Profile Pic
FusionCa
Champion Author San Diego

Posts:2,911
Points:997,670
Joined:Jun 2011
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:31:30 AM

OK?
Profile Pic
packards42
Champion Author Washington

Posts:8,397
Points:1,512,720
Joined:Feb 2005
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:30:58 AM

If doesn't cost the taxpayer money.
Profile Pic
GorillaMN
Champion Author Twin Cities

Posts:1,694
Points:435,450
Joined:Jun 2011
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:29:46 AM

Does not raise gas prices that's good
Profile Pic
mberg
Champion Author Houston

Posts:6,000
Points:1,413,135
Joined:Aug 2010
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.
Profile Pic
ARCO
Champion Author Pittsburgh

Posts:4,464
Points:2,824,310
Joined:Sep 2005
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:28:31 AM

YEP
Profile Pic
rubiconbill
Champion Author Grand Rapids

Posts:1,550
Points:421,070
Joined:May 2013
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:28:20 AM

Nice, but I don't think it will do a thing for our gas prices!
Profile Pic
Wildman14
Champion Author Virginia

Posts:5,015
Points:1,076,015
Joined:Jul 2008
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:28:07 AM

Seems like deja vu all over again.
Profile Pic
VernonOR
Champion Author Oregon

Posts:4,945
Points:1,172,810
Joined:Aug 2010
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:28:02 AM

Yesterday news
Profile Pic
Rich_pa
Champion Author Cincinnati

Posts:2,531
Points:641,275
Joined:Oct 2012
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:28:01 AM

good idea.
Profile Pic
autohio
Champion Author Ohio

Posts:5,261
Points:1,234,220
Joined:Jan 2011
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:27:33 AM

Okay
Profile Pic
thuathienhue
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:5,454
Points:1,053,635
Joined:Jul 2011
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:27:19 AM

Ok
Profile Pic
MightyDude
Champion Author Minnesota

Posts:12,542
Points:3,105,420
Joined:Mar 2003
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:26:29 AM

more poorly spent tax dollar
Profile Pic
Kahouna
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:1,569
Points:486,470
Joined:Dec 2012
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:26:15 AM

Old news
Profile Pic
GGAlbo
Champion Author Detroit

Posts:3,960
Points:2,313,030
Joined:Sep 2006
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:25:13 AM

Only good for car that crash in Taxas!
Profile Pic
STEVOAB
Champion Author Alberta

Posts:1,896
Points:770,540
Joined:Nov 2011
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:24:53 AM

Saw this already
Profile Pic
Smartywife
Champion Author Medford

Posts:1,960
Points:542,575
Joined:Dec 2012
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:24:19 AM

Not sure there was a need for this much control.
Profile Pic
kishoreCA
Champion Author Ventura

Posts:5,895
Points:833,895
Joined:Mar 2012
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:24:05 AM

Good
Profile Pic
Siddie1926
Champion Author Houston

Posts:1,912
Points:284,255
Joined:Jun 2009
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:22:49 AM

Good idea
Profile Pic
HATinMUNDY
Champion Author Michigan

Posts:3,828
Points:1,214,145
Joined:Mar 2008
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:22:18 AM

ok
Profile Pic
CDMAuto
Champion Author Connecticut

Posts:5,924
Points:1,206,440
Joined:Apr 2011
Message Posted: Mar 26, 2014 10:22:13 AM

Old News
Post a reply Back to Topics