Parental Liability In A Motor Vehicle Accident

According to Ontario’s Highway Traffic Act, if your son or daughter causes an accident while driving your vehicle, you could be financially liable for the other party’s injuries and property damage. This law provides explicit guidelines regarding a parent’s liability in a motor vehicle accident that resulted careless or negligent driving. Furthermore, the law also states that, unless someone was driving the vehicle without the registered owner’s consent, that they will be held liable for any financial losses and property damage. (more…)