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Insurance is purchased for the car, not the driver. Until the car has been insured it cannot be driven by anyone.

Note that most states do allow a short grace period after you purchase a car in which it can be driven without insurance to let you purchase insurance and handle title/registration paperwork. This grace period does not apply to a car that you have either allowed the insurance to lapse or have removed its insurance.

If you already have another car insured (which it appears you do) and wish to drive a car that is not currently insured, contact your insurance agent and have them temporarily transfer the policy to the other car.

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Does insurance pays for a comprehensive insured car driven by an uninsured driver?

Comprehensive coverage does not apply to the driving of a car. It should be covered.


What happens when an uninsured driver driving an insured car got hit by an insured driver?

P.S. The insured driver is found at-fault with witnesses. The uninsured driver is worried if his license will be suspended or facing any penalty for driving the his parent's INSURED car.


If an uninsured driver wrecks the car of an insured driver is the uninsured driver still responsible?

If the accident was caused by the uninsured driver than the uninsured driver is definitely still responsible.


If a car is not being driven do you need to keep it insured?

If a car is not being driven you do not need to keep it insured. However if your car is damaged while uninsured you will not be compensated.


If an uninsured driver of an insured driver's car has an accident caused by another driver what will happen to the uninsured drivers license?

If the uninsured driver had the permission of the insured driver to operate the vehicle then NOTHING will happen to the uninsured driver. In fact, in this case he or she is not an uninsured driver at all. The insurance follows the vehicle first, the driver second.


Uninsured licensed driver uses my insured car. has an accident are they covered?

It is important to understand the insurance policy that is purchased on a drivers car. The only way that an uninsured driver is covered in an insured car is id the owner of the car has that in their policy.


Will an uninsured licensed driver be ticketed when driving an insured car in an accident?

Yes. If the driver is not an insured, the uninsured driver can be ticketed even if the car itself is insured. In many U.S. states they will also impound the vehicle when it is found being driven by an uninsured driver. It is the responsibility of the vehicle owner to insure that anyone you let drive has appropriate coverage. Unfortunate there is a lot of misinformation out there from laymen that erroneously informs people that anyone who drives the car is insured. This is simply not true. Your will have to see your policy definitions for a covered driver or contact your insurance agent for clarification of when a driver is considered covered under your the terms of your auto insurance policy.


Uninsured driver driving insured car is he covered?

If a person is driving a car and he/she is uninsured but the vehicle in which he is driving is registered and insured to another individual, the registered owner is liable for the damages to the other pwesond's vehicle.


What is covered if an insured driver gets into an accident in an uninsured car?

This would require more information to answer.


Can a uninsured licensed driver drive an insured drivers car?

You could drive the car with the owners permission only.


If an insured driver was driving your uninsured car would their insurance cover an accident?

Only if the driver was responsible and only for his liability


In the state of Texas If an uninsured person driving a borrowed car causes an auto accident does the driver or the owner of the car pay for the accident?

Some states are different, but in Michigan, the company who insured the car is responsible. They can then go after the uninsured driver Some states are different, but in Michigan the company who insured the car is responsible. They can then go after the driver .


Does progressive insurance cover if an uninsured driver gets in an accident in an insured car?

Yes they should. Did you carry uninsured motorist? The only issue is if your car had a driver that did not have a license or was living in your home and you did not tell them about this person.


Can a fully insured driver drive an uninsured car?

It will depend on the driver's car insurance company. In case that driver gets into a car accident, it would be presumed his car insurance will step in to settle the damages.


Is an uninsured unlicensed driver that is driving an insured car covered if he gets in an accident?

The majority of the time no because it is an insured's policyholder's duty not to let unlicensed people driver their car because they cannot legally drive.


If an uninsured driver with permission from an insured car's owner gets into an accident will insurance cover the other vehicle's damage?

Insurance follows the car, not the driver. So as long as the automobile is insured, so is the driver. Just make sure the driver has a valid driver's license.


Who is responsible when a driver with a suspended license in a borrowed insured car hits an uninsured motorist?

If the driver with the suspended license caused the accident then he/she is responsible.


In New Zealand if an uninsured drivers car is hit by an insured drivercar will the insured drivers insurance still pay for the damages to the uninsured car?

In most cases if you are fully insured then your insurance will pay for the uninsured driver's car. However if it is only a third party insurance then most likely you have no cover if it is your fault. However it depends on the insurance company and the policy that you signed.


If an uninsured driver of an insured driver's car has an accident caused by weather and another driver is damage to the insured car covered?

How is the driver uninsured? If he had permission from the insured vehicle owner to drive? There are policy exclusion that apply but most generally that person is considered as an insured driver. I will assume (for the purpose of answering your question) by uninsured driver you mean they have no policy of their own. Are you asking if weather conditons contributed to the accident (say wet/slick road) and they slid into another vehicle is the insurance on the car responsible for the damage to the vehicle they slid into? Yes, probably. Insurance stays with the car. If you could provide more detailed information regarding the driver, and facts of loss, I could be of more assistance to you.


If a uninsured car is parked and hit by an insured car will the insured cars insurance company pay for damages?

Only if the insured car was at fault.


An uninsured driver is hit by an insured driver who pays for the uninsured car?

If the insured driver is at fault then most likely his/hers insurance will be responsible. There is a fine line when it comes to a situation like this especially if you live in a no fault state. The only true way to know the answer is to talk to an insurance company/agent.


What happens if an uninsured driver causes an accident in an insured car?

Vehicles are insured not drivers. If you are qualified and authorized to operate an auto the insurance on it will pay for it and any damage done by it.


What if a minor uninsured driver has an accident in parents car?

If the car is insured and covers other drivers, the damage will be covered to the limits of the policy. If not, they're on their own.


If you have an insurance policy to drive any vehicle would you still be insured to drive a car that is not insured by the owner?

The answer is "it depends." I know of no insurance companies that issue policies "to drive any vehicle" ... automobile insurance, at least in the USA, is based on the car being driven. In that case, the insurance is actually on the automobile, not on the driver. Therefore, an uninsured car would not be insured regardless of the driver. There may be exceptions, depending on the underwriter and the particular policy involved.


What if an uninsured driver has an accident with your insured car?

i was rear ended frm behind by another car, the car had insurance but the person driving was not listed as a driver, can i still get paid for mu car damages n body injuries