The Connecticut DOT has received over 150,000 PR-1 reports since the inception of the new MMUCC compliant report form on January 1, 2015. Law Enforcement has done an outstanding job in the conversion from the old to the new PR-1 report. As with any major change there has been some minor issues with reports being rejected and returned to the originating agency for correction. Please understand that each and every report is very important and when sent back to the agency it must be corrected and returned to the DOT. In a criminal case any one piece of circumstantial evidence is a building block for probable cause. We need to look at our PR-1 reports with the same level of importance. What may seem insignificant on one level may be very valuable and important to the transportation safety engineers who review and utilize these documents to ensure that roadways are designed with safety in mind.
The UConn Crash Data Liaisons are available 24/7 to assist any agency with issues or concerns. Training is POSTC certified and can be conducted for any size group.