We use cookies to improve your website experience. To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy. By continuing to use the website, you consent to our use of cookies. Close

Case Update

Liability Risk and Insurance

Case Update

Insurers’ section 151 RTA liability extended to unidentified drivers

The Court of Appeal has extended insurers’ liability under section 151 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 to cases where the identity of the driver is unknown. Claimants can now elect to bring a claim against the vehicle’s insurers rather than using the MIB Untraced Drivers Agreement. Accordingly, insurers will now bear the cost of these claims.

The rest of this document is only available to i-law.com online subscribers.

If you are already a subscriber, please enter your details below to log in.

Enter your email address to log in as a user on your corporate account.
Remember me on this computer

Not yet an i-law subscriber?


Request a trial Find out more