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NJTR-1 Submission Protocols

NOTE: As of September, 2007 Motor Vehicles Fatal Unit, New Jersey State Police fatals Unit and FARS are now located under one roof with New Jersey Department of Transportationís Bureau of Safety Programs.

Non- Fatal Crash Reporting
A non-Fatal reportable crash (NJTR-1) needs only to be mailed to the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT, see address below) within 5 days in accordance with State Statue Title 39. None to Motor Vehicle Commission or State Police.

NJTR-1 State Copy
New Jersey Department of Transportation
1035 Parkway Avenue, CN 600
Trenton, NJ 08625
Atten: Bureau of Safety Programs - Crash Records Unit
Phone (609) 530-3474
Fax (609) 530-3496

Fatal Crash Reporting
  1. Local Police Dept & medical examiner do preliminary crash investigation.
  2. Local Police Send CJIC2000 Entry to State Police Fatal Unit within 24 hours on all Fatal crashes.
  3. Mail a copy of NJTR-1 only to, Motor Vehicle Commission, Fatal Accident Review Board within 72 hours (whether complete or not).
NJTR-1 State Copy Motor Vehicle Commission
Fatal Unit
1035 Parkway Avenue
PO Box 157
Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone (609) 530-3819
Fax (609) 530-8734

I. If crash appears prosecutable and there is concern about filling in any specific boxes then leave them blank. Submit the form as incomplete.

II. Once the investigation is complete then submit NJTR-1 change report with copy of Investigation report to Motor Vehicle Commission, NJDOT and State Police.
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