What happens if I’m injured in an accident with an unregistered driver?

If you’re injured in an accident where another driver or vehicle is at fault, their CTP insurer will be liable for the compensation costs.

In the event where the vehicle isn’t registered, and therefore uninsured, you can make a claim against the statutory body of the CTP scheme called the Nominal Defendant.

The at fault driver being unlicenced, however, won’t affect your claim for personal injury compensation as long as the vehicle that was at fault was registered.

Read more about accidents with unlicenced and unregistered drivers here.

Disclaimer: This information is designed for general information in relation to Queensland compensation law. It does not constitute legal advice. We strongly recommend you seek legal advice in regards to your specific situation. For help understanding your rights, please call 1800 960 482 or chat via live chat to talk to one of our Lawyers today.

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