What should I do if I'm involved in a traffic accident? Do I need to file a report?

If you have been in a crash involving injury, a drunk driver, a hit and run with suspect information, or if your vehicle is disabled requiring a tow, you should notify the policy agency having jurisdiction where the crash occurred for a report to be completed. If the cars are interfering with traffic flow and can be moved, then you must move them out of the roadway.

If you are involved in a crash with total damage of more than $250 (all vehicles or property) and there are no injuries, or criminal charges and vehicles are drivable, you are required to file a crash report. The form should be completed with the applicable information for all vehicles involved and mailed to the Department of Public Safety in Montgomery (address on the form ) with a copy to your insurance company. If total damage is less than $250 and there are no injuries, it is not necessary to report the accident, however, you should exchange driver information among the parties involved in the accident.

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1. Who is the Chief of Police at the Clanton Police Department and how large is the department?
2. What is the difference between a Police Officer and a Detective?
3. How do I go about filing a Police report - When should I call 911?
4. When I call the Police, what information should I have ready to give them?
5. What is my case status?
6. What if I've realized there is additional stolen property. What do I now?
7. What should I do if I'm involved in a traffic accident? Do I need to file a report?
8. What should I do if I witness a crash?
9. My vehicle was towed. Where is it now?
10. How do I obtain a copy of my incident or accident report? How long must I wait for a copy of my report?
11. Where do I get my fingerprints done?
12. I am purchasing a home. What is the crime rate in the area?
13. Will the Clanton Police Department respond to noise complaints?
14. Will the Clanton Police Department respond to a call of a barking dog?
15. Will the Clanton Police Department respond if I lock my keys in my car?
16. How do I report a reckless driver? Can I report them?
17. What should I do if I witness criminal activity or if I am a victim of a crime in Clanton?
18. Where can I find information on the City of Clanton Municipal Ordinances?
19. How do I pay a ticket before court?
20. Who do I call to ask about some who been arrested?
21. How do I find out information about felony warrants?
22. Is there a curfew in Clanton for juveniles?
23. What can I do to crime-proof my home or business?
24. How do I have someone evicted?
25. How do I comment on a Clanton Police Officer or other employee?
26. What actions to take when stopped by a Law Enforcement Officer?
27. What is Terrorism?