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Reporting Thresholds for Property Damage by U.S. Department of Transportation Modal Administrations


Federal Aviation Administration:  AIM Chapter 7, Section 6 (as of August 22, 2013). 

Federal Highway Administration: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, personal communication, Dec 2007. 

Federal Railroad Administration: 49 CFR 225.19 (as of October 1, 2013). 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts 2006, DOT HS 810 818 (Washington, DC: 2006), available at:,as of May 17, 2011.

Federal Transit Administration: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, National Transit Database, 2014 Safety and Security Reporting Manual (Washington, DC: 2014), available at: as of Mar. 7, 2014.

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration:

Gas pipeline: 49 CFR 191.3 (as of Jan. 14, 2012).

Hazardous liquid pipelines: 49 CFR 195.50 (as of Oct. 1, 2011).

U.S. Coast Guard:

Commercial shipping: 46 CFR 4.05-1 (as of Oct. 1, 2011).

Recreational boating: 33 CFR 173.55 (as of Jul. 30, 2012).