Report an accident involving a public service vehicle (PSV)

You must report an accident involving a public service vehicle (PSV) if there are fatalities, serious injuries or serious damage.


Accident reporting form for PSVs

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Use this form to report an accident or incident involving a PSV to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency.

You must report:

  • fatalities
  • serious injuries, such as broken bones, damage to major organs or hospitalisation overnight
  • allegations of a safety defect
  • serious damage as a result of the incident, such as major body or mechanical components damage which needs specialist recovery and the vehicle being taken out of service for repair
  • a vehicle catching fire

You must also send a report if the police tell you to.

Published 21 August 2014
Last updated 24 April 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated email address to send the form to.
  2. First published.