RTC Reporting

Durham Constabulary Road Incident Reporting Disclaimer


Please click the image above to report a road traffic collision.

By using our Road Incident Reporting service you agree to the terms and conditions set out below.

Our Road Incident Reporting service is for the reporting of road traffic incidents that do not require immediate attention or attendance and as such it is not monitored 24/7.

The Road Incident Reporting service will direct you through some Road Traffic Act guidance so if you answer all the questions accurately it will provide you and Durham Constabulary to the best course of action with how to proceed. If you cannot find the answer to your query please consider contacting us via telephone on 101. If you have reported your incident on the Road Incident Reporting service, you will receive an email with your reference number and some further contact numbers, please do not contact 101 after you have reported it on the system, please use the numbers provided. However in an emergency always call 999 – Please see the following link for criteria for calling 101 and 999.

Abusive and nuisance messages will not be tolerated.  We kindly ask that you refrain from misusing this facility. If you choose to ignore this message you could face criminal prosecution.

Durham Constabulary are using SentrySIS web-based software to manage and store this function. For more information please visit their website www.sentrysis.com.

All reasonable endeavours are made to ensure information is securely sent and received in accordance with relevant regulations. However, if you are in a public place or using a shared computer, please be mindful of others who could potentially view the content.

Any personal information supplied by means of this website will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. Durham Constabulary may hold this information in manual or electronic form. It will be processed in connection with the query you raise and in accordance with Durham Constabulary’s broad purpose of preventing and detecting crime; protecting life and property; Preserving order; Maintaining of law and order and providing relevant assistance to the public.​


Privacy Policy

Durham Constabulary is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. The following policy shows how we treat your personal information.

Durham Constabulary does not store any personal information about individuals accessing this website except when it is voluntarily provided. There may be occasions where, if you contact us via this website, you will supply us with your email address, and perhaps other personal details. On such occasions, the personal information is used exclusively by Durham Constabulary for the sole purpose of providing you with requested information or services described on this site. We will not pass on personal information to outside organisations or individuals except with your consent or when required to do so by law.

We do count visits to our website but this is simply to record the number of 'hits' and does not record personal information. Under no circumstances will we sell, trade, rent or otherwise disclose your details to others.

We do not currently employ cookies nor do we attempt to monitor the browsing behaviour of individual users through any other hidden means.

This website contains links to other sites not owned or operated by Durham Constabulary. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these sites. For information on the privacy policies of these sites, please refer to their home pages.

As a word of caution, children under 16 years of age should not provide any information to any website without the consent of a parent or carer.

You have a right to know about the personal information Durham Constabulary holds about you in connection with this site. You also have the right to have your data corrected or deleted​