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Company Car Accident Report form template

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Our Company Car Accident Report form template streamlines incident reporting for swift resolution and compliance.

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company car accident report form template

What is a Company Car Accident Report form?

The Company Car Accident Report Form serves as a vital tool for employees to report any accidents or incidents involving company vehicles promptly. It facilitates the collection of essential information, including details about the accident, injuries sustained, and damages incurred.

By completing this form accurately and comprehensively, employees contribute to the documentation of events, enabling the organisation to assess liability, address safety concerns, and initiate any necessary insurance claims or repairs.

This form also aids in compliance with legal requirements and internal policies regarding reporting accidents in a timely manner. By promptly documenting incidents, organisations can mitigate potential liabilities, ensure transparency in accident management, and take appropriate measures to prevent similar occurrences in the future. Additionally, the form serves as a proactive measure to enhance workplace safety culture, encouraging employees to prioritise safe driving practices and adhere to road safety regulations while operating company vehicles.

Best practice timescale for this to be issued
When should this form be issued?
As and when required
Issued by who, to whom
Who should issue this form, and to whom?
The Employee to the Employer (you)
Applicable legal jurisdictions
In which jurisdictions can this form be used?
Great Britain & NI (United Kingdom), Worldwide

What steps should I take to ensure the effective, compliant execution of this form?

Step Description Responsibility Timing
1 Incident occurs involving a company car Employee / Witness Immediately upon occurrence
2 Complete the Company Car Accident Report form Driver / Supervisor Within 24 hours of incident
3 Submit the completed form to HR and/or Safety Department Driver / Supervisor Immediately after completion
4 Review the submitted report and investigate the incident HR / Safety Department Within 1 week of submission
5 Implement corrective actions and follow up as necessary HR / Safety Department Within 2 weeks of investigation

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United Kingdom
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974: Requires employers to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of employees, including those driving company vehicles.

  • Road Traffic Act 1988: Imposes legal obligations on drivers involved in accidents on public roads, which may necessitate reporting accidents involving company vehicles.

  • Data Protection Act 2018 (incorporating GDPR): Mandates the handling of personal data within the accident report in compliance with data protection principles.

  • Company Health and Safety Policies: Internal policies may outline procedures for reporting accidents involving company vehicles, ensuring compliance with legal requirements and promoting employee safety.

  • Best Practice: Timely Reporting and Investigation: Encourage prompt reporting of accidents and thorough investigation to identify causes and implement corrective actions to prevent recurrence.

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Other territories

Refer to your local employment legislation / labor laws to support the execution of the template. Review the wording for local accuracy.

Company Car Accident Report

This report is to be completed by the driver involved in the accident as soon as possible following the incident. It serves as an official record of the events and will be used for insurance purposes and internal review. All sections must be completed accurately and in detail. Any false or misleading information may result in disciplinary action.

Date of Accident: [Insert Date]

Time of Accident: [Insert Time]

Location of Accident: [Insert Location]

Vehicle Details:

  • Make/Model: [Insert Make and Model of Company Vehicle]

  • Registration Number: [Insert Registration Number]

Driver Details:

  • Name: [Insert Driver's Name]

  • Employee ID: [Insert Employee ID]

  • Contact Information: [Insert Phone Number/Email Address]

Description of Accident:

[Provide a detailed description of the accident, including the sequence of events leading up to it. Describe any factors that may have contributed to the accident, such as weather conditions, road conditions, or other vehicles involved.]

Injuries and Damage:

  • Injuries Sustained: [List any injuries sustained by drivers, passengers, or pedestrians involved in the accident. If there are no injuries, state "None."]

  • Medical Treatment: [Indicate whether medical treatment was sought for any injuries. Provide details if applicable. If no medical treatment was necessary, state "None."]

  • Damage to Company Vehicle: [Describe the extent of damage to the company vehicle, including any visible damage to the exterior or interior. If the vehicle is drivable, note any operational issues that may have arisen as a result of the accident.]

Witness Information:

  • Name: [If there were any witnesses to the accident, provide their names here. Include contact information if available.]

Police Report:

  • Police Contacted: [Indicate whether law enforcement authorities were contacted at the scene of the accident. If so, provide details about the responding agency and any report numbers assigned.]

Other Parties Involved:

  • Other Vehicles Involved: [List any other vehicles involved in the accident, including their make, model, and registration number if known. Include contact information for drivers if available.]

  • Insurance Information: [If insurance information was exchanged with other parties involved in the accident, provide details here.]

Additional Comments:

[Include any additional information or observations relevant to the accident that may not have been covered in the sections above.]

Driver's Signature: _______________________

Date: _______________________

Supervisor's Signature (if applicable): _______________________

Date: _______________________

HR Department Comments:

[HR department may include any additional comments, actions taken, or follow-up procedures related to the accident.]

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