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§ 3743.  Accidents involving damage to attended vehicle or property.

(a)  General rule.--The driver of any vehicle involved in an accident resulting only in damage to a vehicle or other property which is driven or attended by any person shall immediately stop the vehicle at the scene of the accident or as close thereto as possible but shall forthwith return to and in every event shall remain at the scene of the accident until he has fulfilled the requirements of section 3744 (relating to duty to give information and render aid). Every stop shall be made without obstructing traffic more than is necessary.

(b)  Penalty.--Any person violating this section commits a misdemeanor of the third degree, punishable by a fine of $2,500 or imprisonment for not more than one year, or both.

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(July 6, 1995, P.L.288, No.42, eff. 60 days)

 

1995 Amendment.  Act 42 amended subsec. (b).

Cross References.  Section 3743 is referred to in sections 1532, 1542, 1611, 1786, 3745.1 of this title.