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I was involved in car accident which was my fault but have

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I was involved in car accident which was my fault but have found out my drivers license photo part is expired is my insurance still be valid?

Hi, welcome to JustAnswer. My name is*****’m a barrister with 12 years of experience and I am happy to help with your question today.

You're licence per se is still valid?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No it’s a year old but I did send it off to be renewed
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I just want to know if the third party claims would be covered by my insurance as my photo part was expired

Not per se unless it lead to the revocation of your licence.

If so they could dishonour the claim but that hasn't happened.

I would be surprised if anybody has even noticed this yet.

Can I clarify anything for you?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
My insurance wants to do a conference call with dvla
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I’m worried my insurance won’t pay out and will be left to me to deal with

It's best to be upfront if you're asked. It's an honest mistake.

Yes that could happen but it's unlikely

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
it’s likely my insurance will pay out
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
How much trouble can I get in
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I just need a big reassurance that my insurance will cover third party damages while my drivers license photo was expired

As I said, they could dishonour the claim but probably they would not.

Just renew your photocard

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