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Panama ATTT – Transit and Transport Authority minor accident form

Panama ATTT – Transit and Transport Authority minor accident form

Panama ATTT – Transit and Transport Authority minor accident form.  The  Panama Transit and Transport will panelize those drivers who do not keep a copy of the Form for minor accidents, officially denominated “Formato Único y Definitivo para Accidentes de Tránsito Menor” .  This has been announced by the Transit authority, as this document has become mandatory and is used for registering minor accidents.  There will be a 100 USD fine for those wh odont have it.

You can download and print the  Formato Único y Definitivo para Accidentes de Tránsito Menor and keep a few copies in the car and avoid risking to pay a penalty for that.

This form is used for minor accidents and should be filled out by both parties who are involved in a car accident, in which one of the parties should accept the responsibilities of the accident

Based on the announcement made by the Transit Authority – ATTT it is necessary to move the vehicles involved in a minor accident, as it is stated by the Executive Order 126-A From March 2nd 2011, which regulate the Law 21 of May 28th 2010.  For those who do not comply with this norm, there will also be a fine of 50 USD for blocking the transit.  It is very often that we see minor accidents blocks an entire avenue waiting for a transit police to come over and do the transit report and this sometimes leads to huge traffic jams in the city due to the cascade effect it has.

Panama ATTT – Transit and Transport Authority minor accident form

Panama ATTT – Transit and Transport Authority minor accident form

ATTT Minor Accident Form – What is considered a minor accident?

As established by the Executive order, a minor car accident happens in the case that the vehicles involved in the accident can be moved out of the way without any mechanic intervention, in other words, if the car is still operative and does not require a mechanic fix or to be towed away, and more importantly there is no people injured during the accident.

Minor car accident is when there is no injury and both cars can be moved

There is also a law that requires you to have a valid car insurance, which at least have a liability coverage (damage to third parties), otherwise you can also get a 100.00 USD fine.

We recommend everyone to carry their Minor Accident form and a valid car insurance to avoid the risk of getting a Fine.

You can fine here the Panama ATTT Minor Accident Form.  Please share this info with your friends and colleagues from Panama so that they also get notified!

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