Arizona Revised Statutes Title 28. Transportation § 28-663. Duty to give information and assistance;  fully autonomous vehicles operating without a human driver;  violation;  classification;  alcohol or other drug screening

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A. The driver of a vehicle involved in an accident on public or private property resulting in injury to or death of a person or damage to a vehicle that is driven or attended by a person shall:

1. Give the driver's name and address and the registration number of the vehicle the driver is driving.

2. On request, exhibit the person's driver license to the person struck or the driver or occupants of or person attending a vehicle collided with.

3. Render reasonable assistance to a person injured in the accident, including making arrangements for the carrying of the person to a physician, surgeon or hospital for medical or surgical treatment if it is apparent that treatment is necessary or if the carrying is requested by the injured person.

B. If the first vehicle described in subsection A of this section is a fully autonomous vehicle operating without a human driver, the requirements of this section are satisfied if both:

1. The vehicle owner or a person on behalf of the vehicle owner promptly contacts a law enforcement agency to report the accident or if the fully autonomous vehicle alerts a law enforcement agency to the accident.

2. The vehicle owner, a person on behalf of the vehicle owner or the fully autonomous vehicle makes the owner's name and address and the registration number of the vehicle available to either:

(a) A person struck by the vehicle.

(b) The occupants of or a person attending a vehicle that is involved in the accident.

C. A person who fails to comply with subsection A, paragraph 1 or 2 of this section is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor.

D. A person who fails to comply with subsection A, paragraph 3 of this section is guilty of a class 6 felony.  If the court finds by a preponderance of the evidence that the person's use of intoxicating liquor, any drug listed in § 13-3401, a vapor releasing substance containing a toxic substance or any combination of liquor, drugs or vapor releasing substances was a contributing factor to the accident, the court shall order the person to complete alcohol or other drug screening.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arizona Revised Statutes Title 28. Transportation § 28-663. Duty to give information and assistance;  fully autonomous vehicles operating without a human driver;  violation;  classification;  alcohol or other drug screening - last updated March 08, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/az/title-28-transportation/az-rev-st-sect-28-663/


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