Who needs Form 735-32?
Oregon Traffic Accident and Insurance Report, labeled Form 735-32, is mandatory to submit by a driver involved in the traffic collision on a highway or premises open to the public. The circumstances under which the form must be filled out are as follows:
- damage to the applicant’s vehicle is 1,500$ or more;
- damage to any person’s property is over 1,500$;
- the accident resulted in over 1,500$ damage to any vehicle and it had to be towed from the scene
- injury (even minor)
What is Form 735-32 for?
Form 735-32 is designed to provide detailed and comprehensive information on the circumstances, the driver(s) and vehicle(s), weather conditions, etc., so that the accident can be posted to the driving record of those drivers required to report, unless the vehicle is parked.
Is Form 735-32 accompanied by other forms?
As a rule, the report is not accompanied by any other forms. However, if more that two drivers were involved in a crash, it is necessary to attach Form 735-32B, Supplemental Report. And according to one more legal provision, a commercial motor vehicle operator that was a party in the accident resulting in an injury, fatality, or when a vehicle is towed from the scene must also submit Form 735-9229, Motor Carrier Crash Report.
When is Form 735-32 due?
Oregon Traffic Accident and Insurance Report must be submitted within the first 72 hours after the accident. If the party involved in a collision does not have a possibility to file the report, they still must submit it as soon as possible.
How do I fill out Form 735-32?
The completed form must provide comprehensive information on such blocks:
- Driver’s license number and personal information
- Details of the crash (intentions, conditions, type of the vehicle)
- Passengers/pedestrians or bicyclists
- Description of the accident
Where do I send Form 735-32?
The completed report must be filed with the local DMV office. If printed, it can be mailed to:
Accident Reporting Unit
1905 Lana Ave NE
Salem OR 97314.
It is worth mentioning that the DMV does not return a copy of the form 735-32, that’s why it is advisable that the applicant should keep a copy of the report for their records.