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Section 257.621

MICHIGAN VEHICLE CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 300 of 1949


257.621 Accidents; fixtures on or adjacent to highway; notification of owner; exhibition of driver's license; reports.

Sec. 621.

  (a) The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting only in damage to fixtures legally upon or adjacent to a highway shall take reasonable steps to locate and notify the owner or person in charge of such property of such accident and of his name and address and of the registration number of the vehicle he is driving and shall upon request exhibit his operator's or chauffeur's license and, if such owner cannot be found, shall forthwith report such accident to the nearest or most convenient police officer.
  (b) The officer receiving such report or his commanding officer shall forward each individual report to the director of state police on forms prescribed by him which shall be completed in full by the investigating officer. The director of state police shall analyze each report relative to the cause of the reported accident and shall prepare for public use the information compiled from the reports.


History: 1949, Act 300, Eff. Sept. 23, 1949 ;-- Am. 1966, Act 171, Eff. Mar. 10, 1967 ;-- Am. 1967, Act 3, Imd. Eff. Mar. 9, 1967


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