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If driver A runs a red light but driver B has no driver license but stays at the scene of the accident and both get traffic violations who is at fault?

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2005-11-28 02:00:12
2005-11-28 02:00:12

The person who caused the collision is at fault. If someone ran a red light he/she gets the points on his/her license and his insurance gets to pay the damage. The unlicensed driver just gets the ticket to force him/her to get a license.

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