Are accident reports considered public information?

Yes. Because you are required by law to make a report of a motor vehicle accident, a New Jersey Crash report is considered public information. Some fatal accident reports can be considered criminal investigatory reports.

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1. Are accident reports considered public information?
2. Is a victim of identity theft entitled to a copy of the investigation report?
3. Is arrest or crime information considered public information?
4. Can I do a check on my friend, neighbor or relative?
5. Can I do a record check on a prospective employee (babysitter, gardener)?
6. My previous employer did a record check; is it necessary to have another done for a new job?
7. Can an attorney or private detective do a background check?
8. How do I submit a request?