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Driver and Vehicle Services

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

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Anyone involved in a traffic crash must stop at the crash site. Call for law enforcement and an ambulance if needed. Provide reasonable assistance to anyone who sustained injuries in the crash.

All drivers involved in the crash should exchange names, addresses and vehicle license plate numbers, as well as showing driver’s licenses, if requested.

Collect names, addresses and vehicle license plate numbers of any witnesses.

The law enforcement officer investigating the crash will ask for evidence of vehicle insurance.

A report must be filed with Driver and Vehicle Services if a crash results in injury, death or the total property damage is $1000 or more. The reports must be filed within 10 days of the crash.

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Driver and Vehicle Services
Town Square Building
445 Minnesota Street, Suite 181
Saint Paul, MN 55101-5190


Motor Vehicle: DVS.motor.vehicles@state.mn.us


Motor Vehicle: (651) 297-2126
Office Locations: (651) 297-2005
Assistance for Hearing Impaired Callers (TDD/TTY): (651) 282-6555