Highway/Street Scene Inspection Photos and Instructions

Typically used by insurance companies to assess the legitimacy of a claim or to use as evidence in legal action, Parking Lot Inspections consist of verifying an accident scene. At WeGoLook, our role is to act as a third party to inspect and photograph the incident location in an unbiased manner.

Inspection Step 1: Photos

For best results, photos should be taken prior to filling out the questionnaire.

Draw Scene and Photograph: A photograph of a hand-drawn re-creation of the incident in the inspected location. *This will not be present in all inspections as it must be specifically requested by the client.

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This scene diagram shows the lane designations and directions of travel for a City Street.


Street Signage (Verifying Location): A view of signs with street names or other identifying features of the scene. *This field only appears in City Street Inspections.

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This photo shows the involved roadway's sign, at the nearest intersection.

Highway Connector

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This photo shows a Southeast (taken from the Northwest) view of a highway connector.

Nearby Mile Marker Sign: Please capture a view of the nearest mile marker at the scene. If none are present, take a photo of a landmark in its place. *This field only appears in Highway Inspections.

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This photo shows a mile marker sign for an Interstate Highway.
Obstructive Landscaping: Please capture a view of landscaping, such as large trees or hedges, that may obstruct the view of traffic at the scene. *If none are present at the scene, this field may be ignored.

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This photo shows a group of trees that may obstruct the view of traffic going around the corner of this rural road.

Nearby On/Off Ramp: Please capture a view of an exit or entrance ramp near the scene. *This field only appears in Highway Inspections and can be ignored if none are present at the scene.

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This photo (taken from an elevated walkway) shows an interchange of an entrance and exit ramp.

Hanging Directional Signs / Traffic Signage 1: Please capture a view of any overhead signs used to direct traffic at the scene.

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This photo shows an overhead sign used to designate the rightmost lane as exclusive to exiting traffic.

Standing Traffic Sign / Traffic Signage 2: Please capture a view of signs in the median, or on the side of the road, that are used to direct traffic at the scene.

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This photo shows directional chevrons directing traffic on a country road.

Directional Lane Markings: Please capture a view of painted arrows or text on the roadway indicating lane restriction or direction of travel. *If no painted arrows or text on the roadway are present, this field may be ignored.

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This photo shows a (faded) painted arrow used to indicate that traffic in this lane must turn.

Median on Highway: Please capture a view of a grassy or concrete median that divides the roadway. *This field only appears for Highway Inspections and may be ignored if there is not one present at the scene.

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This photo shows a concrete median that divides the highway.

Nearby Homes or Businesses: These two photos can be used to show properties in the area that may be used as landmarks on a highway inspection or may have had a view of the incident. *This field may be ignored if there are none present at the scene.

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This photo shows a gas station near the scene.

Nearby Cross Street or Driveway: These two photos can be used to show roadways in the area that may be used as landmarks.

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This photo shows a nearby roadway that connects to the scene.


Visible Repairs to Roadway or Pavement: These two photos may be used to show ongoing or previous repairs to the roadway at the scene. *This field may be ignored if there are none present at the scene.

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This photo shows ongoing roadwork on a nearby street.

Nearby Bridge: If possible, please capture a view of an overpass near the scene. *This field only appears in Highway inspections and may be ignored if there are none present at the scene.

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This photo, taken at the scene, shows an elevated roadway nearby.

Water Safety Barriers: If possible, please capture a view of Fitch Barriers or Water-Filled Barrels at the scene. *This field only appears in Highway Inspections and may be ignored if there are none present at the scene.

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These barriers, if they are present, are usually positioned at an exit ramp or beneath an overpass.

Debris: If possible, please capture a view of vehicle pieces or other debris that may have been generated by an incident at the scene. *This field may be ignored if there are none present at the scene.

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This photo shows debris on the side of a road.


Tire Marks: Please capture a view of clear, recent tire marks on the roadway (if applicable). *This field may be ignored if there are none present at the scene.

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This photo shows a long tire mark on a highway.

Additional Photos: These 5 photo slots may be used to capture any information about the scene that was not captured in other photos. *These may also be used to fulfill requests from the client that were not answered in other photos.

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Inspection Step 2: Questionnaire

At first glance, the fields to be filled out in the questionnaire may seem self-explanatory, but please read through them to ensure you understand what is expected.

  1. Nearby On/Off Ramp OR Nearby Cross Street or Driveway: Select 'Yes' if there is a Nearby Entrance Ramp, Exit Ramp, Commercial Driveway, or City Street at the scene, and 'No' if there is not.
  2. Name or Address of Cross Street or Driveway (City Street Only): If you entered 'Yes' for the above question, then you may write the name of the Street or Address of the Driveway in this field.
  3. Nearby Mile Markers (Highway Only): Select 'Yes' if there is a nearby Mile Marker, and 'No' if there is not.
  4. Hanging Traffic Signs Present (Highway Only): Select 'Yes' if there are overhead traffic signs that direct traffic, and 'No' if there are not.
  5. Standing Traffic Signs Present: Select 'Yes' if there are traffic signs in the median or by the side of the road that direct traffic, and 'No' if there are not.
  6. Describe Traffic Signs Present: If you entered 'Yes' for either of the above questions, then you may list those Traffic Signs here.
  7. Directional Lane Markings Present: Select 'Yes' if there are markings on the road that direct traffic, and 'No' if there are not.
  8. Nearby Construction: Select 'Yes' if there are nearby building projects or roadwork, and 'No' if there are not.
  9. Describe Construction (City Street Only): If you entered 'Yes' for the above question, then you may describe the nature and location of the construction here.
  10. Nearby Bridges (Highway Only): Select 'Yes' if there is a nearby overpass, and 'No' if there is not.
  11. Median on Highway (Highway Only): Select 'Yes' if there is a concrete or grass median dividing the highway at this location, and 'No' if there is not.
  12. Nearby Homes or Businesses OR Nearby Property: Select 'Yes' if there is Residential or Commercial Property nearby (if it is a highway), or select which type of property is nearby (if it is a City Street).
  13. Visible Repairs to Roadway or Pavement: Select 'Yes' if there is evidence of past Road Work at this location, and 'No' if there is not.
  14. Describe Repairs: If you entered 'Yes' for the above question, then you may describe those repairs here.
  15. Obstructive Signage Present: Select 'Yes' if there are business or traffic signs that may have obstructed the view of the involved vehicles, and 'No' if there are not.
  16. Describe Obstructive Signage: If you entered 'Yes' for the above question, then you may describe those signs and their locations here.
  17. Obstructive Landscaping Present: Select 'Yes' if there are large trees or bushes which may have obstructed the view of the involved vehicles, and 'No' if there are not.
  18. Describe Obstructive Landscaping: If you entered 'Yes' for the above question, then you may describe those items and their locations here.
  19. Other View Obstructions Present: Select 'Yes' if there are other items that may have obstructed the view of the involved vehicles, and 'No' if there are not.
  20. Describe View Obstructions: If you entered 'Yes' for the above question, then you may describe those items and their locations here.
  21. Overall Scene Description and Summary: This is a catch-all field, in which you may describe any important aspects of the scene that were not already described. You may also use this field to answer specific questions from the client that were not answered elsewhere.

*If you have any questions or concerns about this or anything else, please call Looker Support at 405-512-5395 or send an email to lookersupport@wegolook.com. Our Looker Support professionals are here to serve you seven days a week!

 

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