Case clarifies claims for passengers in Malaysian vehicles

Malaysian-registered motorcycles leaving the Woodlands checkpoint.
Malaysian-registered motorcycles leaving the Woodlands checkpoint.PHOTO: BERITA HARIAN

Uninsured passengers who are injured in Malaysian-registered vehicles that are found to be liable in accidents here may, under certain conditions, claim for damages through the Motor Insurers' Bureau of Singapore (MIB).

This follows a landmark High Court ruling last month from a test case involving a Malaysian insurer that centred on the different insurance requirements for vehicles in both countries.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 12, 2018, with the headline 'Case clarifies claims for passengers in Malaysian vehicles'. Print Edition | Subscribe