Traffic Accidents, Reports, Tickets and Concerns
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If the accident includes property damage, exchange the following information with the other driver:
- insurance information
- driver's license number
- date of birth
- phone number
- owner of the vehicle
- owner's address
- vehicle year
- vehicle make and model
- vehicle license number and state.
Also, note the date, time and location of the accident. Notify your insurance company of the accident.
The California DMV provides a printable pamphlet you can keep in your car to help you know what to do if you’re in a traffic collision.
The San Diego Police Department offers online reporting for Hit and Run collisions where there are no injuries, no suspect information, and no leads, and the report is only needed for insurance purposes.
If you need to provide further information for a hit and run collision you've already reported, call 858-495-7842. Please have your case number ready to provide.
Pay a traffic citation or request an extension (San Diego Superior Court)
Learn more about how to report or retrieve Abandoned & Towed Vehicles.
This form is not for reporting parking-related issues. Please use the Get It Done app to report parking violations.
You can report traffic-related problems in your neighborhood using the online Citizen Traffic Concern Form. The form asks for information about the location and nature of the problem, when it occurs and whether you'd like to be contacted directly. Once submitted, the request will be forwarded to SDPD's Traffic Division for follow-up.