How to Read Your South Dakota Motor Vehicle Accident Report

Step-by-step instructions from attorneys you can trust

When police officers investigate auto accidents in South Dakota, they normally fill out an accident report. The official State of South Dakota Investigator's Motor Vehicle Traffic Accident Report can be difficult to understand. This complicated, 2-page-long document contains many different symbols and abbreviations. Fortunately, you don't have to figure out what your accident report means on your own. We can help.

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The guide below was created by the car accident attorneys at Zimmer, Duncan & Cole, LLP. We have years of experience working with accident victims in South Dakota. We know what details to look for and what information matters most on such reports. That's why we have such a strong track record of success. We take the time to find the evidence needed to build strong legal cases.

Even if your accident report seems straightforward, contact our law firm and schedule a free evaluation. Accidents often turn out to be much more complicated than many people initially suspected. And we can help you navigate every twist and turn that comes up after your crash. You didn't do anything wrong. You deserve to be compensated for your accident.

https://one.nhtsa.gov/nhtsa/stateCatalog/states/sd/docs/SD_PAR_sub_5_14_07.pdf

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