At Straightforward Way to Get Your Accident Report
At AccidentReports.com, we’ve made it our mission to help accident victims get a copy of their traffic crash reports online, from the comfort of their homes, the moment reports are available. To start your search fill out the form on this page and submit your accident information.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Do I Obtain a Copy of My Traffic Accident Report?
You can get a copy of your Petaluma police report at AccidentReports.com, or you can go through the Petaluma Police Department.The Petaluma Police Department offers one way to get a copy of your crash report. At this time, the department does not allow record seekers to obtain a copy of their report in person or request their report in writing.
Public Records Request Online
Visit the Petaluma Police Department’s website and fill out a Report Request Form to obtain a copy of your traffic accident report.
How Much Do Accident Reports Cost?
Petaluma Police Department accident reports may cost $6 to $26 per copy.
What Information is in a Collision Report?
Traffic accident reports are filled out by police officers who respond the scene of an accident. These reports include basic accident details such as the time, date, and location of the crash, contact information and the names of all parties involved, a diagram of the crash site, insurance information, drivers license numbers, and license plate numbers.The reporting police officer will thoroughly investigate the accident and determine how it occurred and why. In the report, the police officer will list their accident investigation findings including which driver they believed was negligent.Other information in a crash report is as follows:
- A description of bodily injuries
- A description of any vehicle damage and other types of personal property damage, Statements made by each driver
- Witness statements and contact details
- Anything that may have contributed to the crash, such as poor road or weather conditions
Who Can Get an Unredacted Traffic Report?
Unredacted accident reports are available to all parties involved in an auto accident, the parent or legal guardian of a minor involved in a crash, insurance companies, personal injury attorneys, personal representatives, and law enforcement agencies.
Why Do I Need to Get a Copy of My Traffic Collision Report?
If you were involved in a collision with injuries that was caused by the negligence of another, you must pursue compensation in the form of an auto insurance claim or personal injury lawsuit. Obtaining a copy of your Petaluma crash report can help prove liability and improve your chances of receiving the compensation you deserve for all accident-related expenses.Helpful information in Petaluma police records that can strengthen your claim for compensation:
- The police officer’s accident investigation findings which detail how and why the incident took place and which driver they believed was negligent.
- A description of the injuries you sustained in the accident
- Vehicle damage, other types of personal property damage
- Witness statements
- Statements given by all parties involved in the crash
- A diagram of the crash site
- Any citations issued
- Any arrests made
- Information regarding anything that may have contributed to the crash including icy roads, traffic jams, disabled vehicle, debris on the road, or obscure traffic signs.
If you sustained minor injuries or severe, life-threatening injuries in an auto accident, you must pursue compensation that will make you financially whole. Obtaining a copy of your crash investigation report is a step in the right direction. Your personal injury attorney will use the information in this report when building a case against the other driver to hold them liable for their negligence.
How Can I Get My Petaluma Police Records Online?
At AccidentReports.com, we want to help you with your Petaluma police records search. We’ve made it our mission to help accident victims obtain a copy of their California crash reports from the comfort of their home. To get started on your search, fill out the form on this page and submit your accident information to get assistance.
Fill Out the Form on this Page to Begin Your Online Accident Report Search