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Police reports of road accidents are supplied at the discretion of the Chief Constable. Reports may be supplied to bona fide parties to proceedings or their solicitors, to insurance companies and to trade unions or friendly societies genuinely acting on behalf of parties. They will not be supplied until police enquiries and/or police or coroner’s proceedings have been completed except where any possible offence has no bearing on the accident.

A full report will consist of a copy of the accident report form with the exception of those sections dealing with matters of conjecture such as expressions of opinion by the officer as to who was responsible for the accident or how the accident happened and any recommendation on the question of bringing proceedings. It will normally include copies of any statements or questionnaires and any sketch plan of the scene of the accident which may have been made.

Fees for individual statements, sketch plans or photographs will be supplied on request.

All document(s) supplied in connection with the requested Police Accident Abstract contain information from the Gloucestershire Constabulary which is confidential or privileged. These documents are supplied to meet the request of the originator only and must not be copied to other persons. The information is supplied for the purpose of investigation and settlement of a claim following an accident.  Use of the information for any other purpose may be unlawful.

The copyright of the contents of this Police Accident Abstract is the property of the Gloucestershire Constabulary and any unauthorised reproduction is contrary to the provisions of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.  Unauthorised disclosure may contravene the Data Protection Act 1998.

Page last updated: 07 February 2018