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NSW RTA - Am I Responsible for Damages?

Discussion in 'Insurance Law Forum' started by Hannah 3105, 13 February 2018.

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  1. Hannah 3105

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    Hey everyone,

    Had my car taken by someone who crashed it into a guard rail. And over year later, I get a letter saying I owe RTA $8508. And if it is not paid, I will be taken to court.

    Am I responsible for damages, even though I wasn't driving; it was just because it was my vehicle.
     
  2. Rob Legat - SBPL

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    What do you mean when you say it was ‘taken’? If you mean it was stolen, did you report it to the Police? And what’s the basis for which the RTA says that you owe the money?
     
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    Was stolen and reported to police and the driver crashed in a guard rail
    Driver wasn’t charge with theft though butneg driving
     
  4. Rob Legat - SBPL

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    So, then, is the RTA demand for the guard rail? If so, and I'm assuming you told them the car was stolen and reported to the police, why are they demanding you pay for it?
     
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