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Citizens Advice Jersey hereby reserves all rights that may exist in law or equity for any proprietary or intellectual property herein. Conclusion The Agreement makes significant changes to the framework for dealing with untraced driver claims against the MIB. Accidents with Uninsured or Untraced Drivers. Motor vehicles – For Sale signs in cars 2. Follow Please login to follow content. The Motor Insurers’ Bureau’s address is: Appealing against an MIB decision If you are not satisfied with the MIB’s decision, you can appeal to an independent arbitrator appointed by the Department of Transport.

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The Agreement grants the arbitrator the power to award the claimant the costs of the appeal and arbitration proceedings.

Follow Please login to follow content. You can do this by contacting the Motor Insurance Database, either through your own insurance provider or directly in which case a fee is chargedYou can get information from The Motor Insurance Database by calling The Motor Insurers’ Information Centre – telephone: European UnionUnited Kingdom January 19 You can’t use the MIB to get compensation for damage to the vehicle or other property.

Seat belts – Jersey law 2. The Untraced Drivers’ Agreement has also been amended to state that claims for property damage arising from an unidentified vehicle can be made, if the Claimant suffered ‘significant personal injury’ – defined as death or having to spend 2 nights or more in hospital or 3 sessions or more of out-patient treatment. Electrical cycles and wheelchairs 2. L6 Road Train 2.


Both the Agreement and the Supplementary Agreement to the Uninsured Drivers Agreement remove this exclusion, so that even when the claimant is uninsured, they will be entitled to compensation if they also suffer significant personal injury.

MIB in “wheel-spin” on untraced drivers | New Law Journal

If you claim on your own policy, repairs can usually be carried out quicker as your policy provider is not concerned about who caused the accident. The Agreement excluded liability for property damage in untraced vehicle claims unless the claimant also brought a vorm for death or bodily injury. I keep copies of relevant articles and often forward them to colleagues. The MIB has a standard application form which must be used.

Get our weekly magazine claimm to your door. The claim form should be returned within three weeks. There is an agreement in force between the States of Jersey and the Motor Insurers’ Bureau regarding the payment of compensation vorm victims of uninsured drivers. You will have to recover this from the uninsured driver. Both will apply to accidents that occur on or after 1 March Rubbish skips on the road 2.

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To find out more about why we use cookies, how to control your cookie preferences or how to disable them, please see our cookie policy. The MIB will investigate and, if it decides that a claim would have been successful against the untraced driver, it will pay compensation. This amendment means that a claimant will have the same rights to compensation for property damage as for ordinary claims, irrespective of their own insurance position.


If you have suffered an accident that involved an untraced or uninsured driver then we may be able to assist you. The Agreement specifies that all claims must be made on an MIB claim form.

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L1 Driving Licences 2. Road Traffic Offences – Splashing Pedestrians 2. However, he warned that mb new agreement is highly unsatisfactory because it fails to provide an equivalent standard of compensatory guarantee required under European law. The Motor Insurers’ MIB is run and funded by all insurance providers including Lloyd’s syndicates that issue compulsory vehicle insurance policies in the United Kingdom.

MIB in “wheel-spin” on untraced drivers

The accident now only needs to be reported to the police, if the MIB reasonably requests you to do so. Newsletter sign up Keep up to date fprm our weekly newsletter. The new agreement will make it considerably easier for claimants to pursue compensation, removing many of the complex and procedural hurdles.

They essentially act as the insurer for the uninsured or untraced party if they are found to be at fault. We use cookies to distinguish dorm from other users, to improve your user experience and to understand how you use our site.