NRS 706.251
Report of crash: Requirements

  • preservation
  • confidentiality.


Every person operating a vehicle used by any motor carrier under the jurisdiction of the Authority shall forthwith report each crash occurring on the public highway, wherein the vehicle may have injured the person or property of some person other than the person or property carried by the vehicle, to the sheriff or other peace officer of the county where the crash occurred. If the crash immediately or proximately causes death, the person in charge of the vehicle, or any officer investigating the crash, shall furnish to the Authority such detailed report thereof as required by the Authority.


All crash reports required in this section must be filed in the office of the Authority and there preserved. A crash report made as required by this chapter, or any report of the Authority made pursuant to any crash investigation made by it, is not open to public inspection and must not be disclosed to any person, except upon order of the Authority. The reports must not be admitted as evidence or used for any purpose in any action for damages growing out of any matter mentioned in the crash report or report of any such investigation.

Source: Section 706.251 — Report of crash: Requirements; preservation; confidentiality., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-706.­html#NRS706Sec251.

Compliance of motor carriers and brokers of regulated services with provisions of chapter.
Peace and traffic officers to assist in enforcement.
Limitations on use of unsafe vehicle.
Duty of motor carriers and other persons providing transportation for compensation to certain persons with disabilities to ensure vehicles equipped with first-aid kit and drivers trained in first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation
Report of crash: Requirements
Power of Authority to order repairs of facilities and use of safety appliances.
Intrastate motor carriers required to furnish information to Authority.
Motor vehicle exceeding limit on size, weight or load not to be licensed or permitted to operate.
Name of operator to be displayed on vehicle
Duty of fully regulated carrier that advertises to provide to person who publishes or distributes advertisement of certain information regarding natural person who requested advertisement
Advertising must include number of certificate or permit.
Complaint against fully regulated carrier or operator of tow car: Investigation by Authority
Order for production of books, accounts, papers or records.
Injunction prohibiting person from advertising without including number of certificate or permit.
Notice of matters pending before Authority
Record of hearings: Recording and transcription of testimony
Order for appearance of witnesses or production of materials
Suspension or revocation of certificate, permit or license
Last Updated

Feb. 5, 2021

§ 706.251’s source at nv​.us