Accident reports now available on internet

B y Derek Liebig

 

The next time you’re involved in a fender bender inWhitehall, you’ll find it a little easier to receive your accident report.

The Whitehall Police Department recently entered into an agreement with the company  PoliceReports.us, to provide a database to house Motor Vehicle Accident reports completed by the local police department.

“It should make it easier for residents involved in accidents to get a copy of the report without having to travel to the police department,” Officer Tim Hardy said.

The new system will also reduce the number of administrative tasks members of the department have to perform allowing them to concentrate on more important tasks.

Drivers and auto-insurance providers will be able to access accident reports by visiting the department’s website online and clicking on the “Purchase Accident Reports Online” tab.

That tab will redirect them to a secure site where they will input some basic information that will be used to pull their specific report.

The cost of the service is $4 plus any the standardVillageofWhitehall Accidentfee that applies to all report requests.

Accident reports will typically be available within five business days from the time the accident report was completed by the responding officer.

The online reports will be available online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Reports will still be available at the Police Department, Monday through Friday,6 a.m. to 2 p.m.as well.

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags: ,

Flat Iron: Village misses grant deadline

Flat Iron

By Matthew Saari A Restore New York grant that could’ve potentially funded the demolition of the blighted Flat Iron building […]

Codie made the team!

bascue

By Matthew Saari It’s official – Whitehall’s Codie Bascue will be competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. […]

Four years later, search continues for missing man

Jonathan Schaff

By Krystle S. Morey A steady flow of new leads and cooperation from witnesses have kept a 4-year-old missing person […]

Armstrong to run for village trustee

George Armstrong

By Matthew Saari “Everything is on the table; nothing is off the table when looking to cut costs.” That’s former […]

Weekender – 01/12/18

Weekender 1_12_18.pdf-web.pdf

North Country Freepress – 01/12/18

FreePress_1_12_18.pdf-web.pdf

Lakes Region Freepress – 01/12/18

Lakes_1_12_18.pdf-web.pdf

Northshire Freepress – 01/12/18

Northshire_1_12_18.pdf-web.pdf

518 Wheels – 01/08/18

518 Wheels 1-8-18.pdf-web.pdf

Time to move veterans clock?

GRANVILLE-CLOCK_121510_26_7_8_TM-V2

By Krystle S. Morey Hung on Main Street, it has been a topic of discussion and an aesthetic staple in […]

Bascue qualifies for winter olympics

Sports Bascue at Jr. World Championships

By Matthew Saari Whitehall’s Codie Bascue, just 23 years old, has clinched a spot on the U.S. four-man Olympic bobsled […]

Cold war vets to keep tax breaks

Veterans Day (1)

By Krystle S. Morey and Matthew Saari Following a brief public hearing, the Granville Town Board voted to extend tax […]