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As long as there is no lien against the old car, you can use the insurance settlement for anything you want. But you won't be able to get insurance on it until it is repaired.

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Q: If your insurance company paid you for damages to your car can you use the money for a down payment on a new car instead of fixing the old one?
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In most countries a driving licence could not be taken as payment or punishment for damages owed to an insurance company as that you be a civil matter.

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Can neighbor sue me for damages after insurance paid?

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