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Answered 2012-12-28 16:42:21

If you are driving an uninsured car that you own and you get into an accident that is your fault, then you have to personally pay for the various expenses that may result from that accident, which includes both the cost resulting from damage to the cars involved, and also any medical expenses which result from injuries to people in those cars. Since you also are legally required to have insurance, the police may impose additional penalties.

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