Code of the District of Columbia

§ 50–1731.07. Police officer’s report.

(a) Whenever the Metropolitan Police Department (“MPD”) makes a written report on an accident involving a motor vehicle, the report shall include the following information:

(1) Whether a mobile telephone or other electronic device was present in the motor vehicle;

(2) Whether the use of a mobile telephone or other electronic device by a motor vehicle operator may have contributed to the cause of the accident; and

(3) Whether any other distraction may have contributed to the cause of the accident.

(b) The MPD shall provide a copy of each accident report to the District Department of Transportation.


(Mar. 30, 2004, D.C. Law 15-124, § 7, 51 DCR 1541.)