Metropolitan Police Department recently announced that effective March 3, 2014
it will no longer respond to or accept accident reports for minor, non-injury
car accidents on city and county streets in the Las Vegas area. In order to
help area residents who are unsure of what to do in an accident, the Nevada
Division of Insurance (Division) offers the following tips.
Before an Accident
While it is
impossible to plan for an accident, there are a few small steps drivers can
take to prepare.
After an Accident
minutes and hours following an accident can be hectic and adrenaline-filled.
Here are some important things to remember in the heat of the moment:
Filing the Claim
About the Nevada Division of Insurance
The State of
Nevada Division of Insurance is a division of the Nevada Department of Business
and Industry. It is the state agency that protects the rights of Nevada consumers and regulates
Nevada’s $11.2 billion insurance industry. It has offices in Carson
City and Las Vegas. In 2012, the
Division investigated more than 1,900 consumer complaints and recovered nearly $4
million on behalf of consumers. For more information about the Division of
Insurance, visit DOI.NV.GOV.