Police Accident Reports Not Enough for Determining Fault

The president of Collision Specialists Inc., Jeffrey Kidd, spoke to a Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) subcommittee of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) recently regarding whether or not police accident reports are reliable in determining fault in trucking accidents. According to the accident reconstruction specialist, “[p]olice accident reports are not reliable enough to determine who’s at fault in truck crashes.” Kidd went on to tell the panel that “even when the reports are 100% accurate, they are not reliable as a stand-alone source,” according to an article on the Truckinginfo website. Read full article.

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