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Is a driver with no insurance at fault in an accident?

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2008-07-28 04:25:44
2008-07-28 04:25:44

He may be At Fault for not having insurance. He may or may not be at fault for the accident. Whether or not a driver carries insurance is a separate issue than the one concerning who is at fault in an accident. Do not confuse them or let them overlap. A good, objective assessor won't.

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