In a motor vehicle accident case, is a driver allowed to drive his vehicle while unlicensed?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Hunter v. Anderson, 2010 BCSC 1037 (CanLII):

In an Australian case, Imbree v. McNeilly, [2008] HCA 40, 236 C.L.R. 510, the appellant plaintiff had allowed the defendant respondent to drive his vehicle knowing that the respondent had little driving experience, was unlicensed, and held no learner’s permit. The respondent lost control of the vehicle which overturned, and the appellant/plaintiff was seriously injured.

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