California Accident Records To Be Made Available To Public
California Gov. Schwarzenegger signed S.B. 871 on September 2, which will allow the California Department of Motor Vehicles to release vehicle accident information. The bill was recently passed by the California legislature.In a press release, Carfax and the Independent Auto Dealers Association of California applauded the governor’s action.“We’ve worked long and hard to help get this bill approved,” says Larry Gamache, communications director at Carfax. Carfax, the main sponsor of the bill, will set up an account with the state’s DMV to receive accident reports.