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TITLE 37PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
CHAPTER 25SAFETY RESPONSIBILITY REGULATIONS
RULE §25.1Criteria for Establishing Crash Cases for Enforcement

(a) No action will be taken on any crash case except where:

  (1) an officer's report resulting from an investigation of the crash clearly indicates one driver at fault; or

  (2) a driver's crash report (ST-2) containing 2 sworn statements from uninvolved witnesses indicates one driver at fault, and

  (3) the party at fault is not covered by liability insurance.

(b) Itemized estimates of repair or total loss valuation report for any vehicle or property damaged in the crash may be requested from all parties involved.

(c) Doctor's reports and itemized medical bills reflecting the nature and extent of personal injuries sustained during the crash may be requested from the parties involved.

(d) Action will not be initiated if no documentation from either subsection (b) or (c) of this section is received.

(e) No case will be established unless suspension action can be completed within 20 months of the crash date.

(f) All documents received for review are subject to release under the Texas Public Information Act.


Source Note: The provisions of this §25.1 adopted to be effective June 22, 2004, 29 TexReg 5946; amended to be effective October 15, 2008, 33 TexReg 8545

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