- Do not leave the scene. Failing to do so may constitute a hit-and-run violation.
- The drivers involved in an accident must exchange certain personal information: name, address, driver’s license number, license plate numbers, and auto insurance carrier information.
- If anyone was injured in the accident, call 911 and take reasonable steps to stabilize the injury before emergency responders arrive.
Nevada law imposes a number of requirements on drivers who have been in an accident. Everyone who drives in the state should understand these obligations so they can be prepared to comply with them in the event of an accident. Failing to follow the law can result in significant penalties, including a suspended license. For someone who has been injured in an accident, if the at-fault party fails to comply with the rules it can strengthen the case when filing a lawsuit to recover compensation. Anyone involved in an accident in Nevada needs to follow these rules: