You’ve been in a car accident. Perhaps law enforcement was at the scene taking your statement. You exchanged insurance information with the driver of the other vehicle involved. Maybe you were injured or someone else was injured.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines distracted driving as any activity that diverts attention from driving. In distracted driving cases, a reporting law enforcement officer determines that distraction was a leading or contributing factor in the crash.
If you are involved in an accident or collision in Idaho, you must be prepared to act responsibly and in accordance with State law. The following are some general guidelines and more specific requirements to follow in case of an accident.