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Buy Florida Crash Reports

Welcome to the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles’ portal for obtaining official Florida law enforcement agency crash reports.

          <h3>Attention</h3>              <p>Personal identifying information in motor vehicle crash reports is confidential and exempt from disclosure for a period of 60 days after the crash report is filed (section 316.066(2)(a), Florida Statutes). During the 60-day period, access to personal identifying information in crash reports is limited to eligible parties only (section 316.066(2)(b)).  Obtaining confidential information which you are not entitled to is a felony violation (section 316.066(3)(c)).</p>              <h3>Fees</h3>              <p>In order to obtain a crash report, you must pay the statutorily required fee of $10.00 per report, plus an additional $2.00 convenience fee for each payment transaction (section 321.23, Florida Statutes). Customers are limited to a maximum of 10 reports per transaction.</p>              <h4>Additional Information</h4>                <ul><li>Reports become available online immediately, and must be downloaded within 48 hours of the request.</li>                  <li>A download link will be sent to the email address provided at the time of request.</li>                  <li>Crash reports are provided as a Zip file containing PDF files.</li>                  <li>Search results may not contain reports on crashes which occurred within the last 10 days.  Pursuant to Florida statute, law enforcement agencies have 10 days to submit crash reports.</li>                  <li>                      The following forms of payment are accepted for online transactions:                                                <img src="https://services.flhsmv.gov/CrashReportPurchasing/Content/images/CreditCardLogoStrip2.jpg" />                  </li>                  <li>Please be advised that all online payment transactions will include a non-refundable $2.00 convenience fee.</li>                              </ul>

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