RELEASE OF FLORIDA TRAFFIC ACCIDENT REPORTS:
Per Florida Statute Section 316.066, effective June 5, 2001, accident reports are no longer a public record under the provisions of Florida Statute Section 119.07 for a period of 60 days after the date the report is filed. However, they can be made available immediately to:
When making a request for an accident report which falls within the 60 days time period, one of the following types of credentials and/or identification must be provided in support of any claim for access to be the requested report:
• Drivers license or other governmental issued picture ID, identifying the requester as a party involved in the accident;
• Signed and notarized letter from an involved party authorizing the pickup of the report on their behalf;
• Letter from an attorney stating they represent a party involved;
• Formal written request from an insurance company on company letterhead or otherwise clearly identifiable request form for each report identifying the parties they insure;
• Written proof demonstrating one is under contract with an insurer for the specific report requested and identifying the insured parties;
• State or Federal Credentials and/or licenses;
• As approved by a supervisor in the Records Section
Traffic accident reports can also be obtained online via the Accident Report and Retrieval Service. There is a fee associated with this method of retrieval.
If interested, please click here.
***This online service is not affiliated with the Lake Mary Police Department and any technical difficulties must be reported to them.
Note: Obtaining confidential information by someone who knows they are not entitled to do so is a felony violation per Fl. Statute 316.066.