Synopsis As Introduced Amends various Acts by replacing the term "accident", in relation to automobiles, motor vehicles, and traffic accidents, with the term "crash". Provides that a State agency may exhaust any forms or documents using "accident" prior to printing copies of a new version using "crash". Effective immediately.
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Provides that the intent of the amendatory Act is to clarify that not all crashes are accidental, as crash encompasses all types of motor vehicle impacts and collisions, including, but not limited to, an impact or collision caused by negligence, willful and wanton conduct, or an intentional act. Provides that the amendatory Act is not intended to alter the legal rights and obligations under current law of insurers, applicants, and policy holders.