DPS suspends investigation of property damage crashes in Montgomery County parking lots

Effective July 1, the Texas Department of Public Safety will suspend the practice of investigating minor vehicle crashes in parking lots to better focus on the high volume of vehicle crashes that occur on public roadways.

Operators involved in minor non-injury vehicle crashes in parking lots in Montgomery County shall report that accident to the Texas Department of Transportation no later than the 10th day after the date of the accident by use of a self-reporting form known as a CR-2. A parking lot may be defined as either a private access way or parking area provided for a client or patron by a business or all government-owned property where public parking is permitted.

Persons in Montgomery County involved in minor vehicle crashes that occur in parking lots may obtain a crash report form (CR-2/Blue Form) from any local law enforcement agency or the Texas Department of Transportation at www.dot.state.tx.us.

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