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    • wba31
    • By wba31 13th Apr 18, 4:55 PM
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    MIB if both drivers uninsured?
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    • 13th Apr 18, 4:55 PM
    MIB if both drivers uninsured? 13th Apr 18 at 4:55 PM
    Hi, this isn't for me, but just a query to see if anyone knows for sure...
    The MIB is for people to reclaim losses following an accident caused by someone without valid insurance. If the driver not at fault is also uninsured, can they claim from MIB? struggling to find info on their website or online about it. I know we'd all prefer that both drivers be out of pocket, but do MIB enquire about a claimants own policy?


    Thanks in advance
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    • angrycrow
    • By angrycrow 13th Apr 18, 5:16 PM
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    • #2
    • 13th Apr 18, 5:16 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 5:16 PM
    No MIB terms prohibit claims from uninsured drivers.
    • Nick_C
    • By Nick_C 13th Apr 18, 5:18 PM
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    • #3
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    • 13th Apr 18, 5:18 PM
    Who or what is MIB?
    • wgl2014
    • By wgl2014 13th Apr 18, 5:28 PM
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    • #4
    • 13th Apr 18, 5:28 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 5:28 PM
    Who or what is MIB?
    Originally posted by Nick_C
    See here: http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Mib
    • Nick_C
    • By Nick_C 13th Apr 18, 5:30 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 5:30 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 5:30 PM
    I just think if you are going to use a TLA that isn't widely recognised then you should spell it out the first time you use it.
    • usefulmale
    • By usefulmale 13th Apr 18, 5:44 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 5:44 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 5:44 PM
    I just think if you are going to use a TLA that isn't widely recognised then you should spell it out the first time you use it.
    Originally posted by Nick_C
    Whats a 'TLA'
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    • angrycrow
    • By angrycrow 13th Apr 18, 5:48 PM
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    • #7
    • 13th Apr 18, 5:48 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 5:48 PM
    To be fair the op did explain what the Motor Insurers Bureau were for in his post.
    • Nick_C
    • By Nick_C 13th Apr 18, 5:49 PM
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    • #8
    • 13th Apr 18, 5:49 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 5:49 PM
    Sorry. The use of "the MIB" made me think it was an acronym. Apparently, it isn't (although it probably was originally)
    Last edited by Nick_C; 13-04-2018 at 6:07 PM.
    • Nick_C
    • By Nick_C 13th Apr 18, 5:52 PM
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    • 13th Apr 18, 5:52 PM
    Whats a 'TLA'
    Originally posted by usefulmale
    An inappropriate attempt at irony.

    Three Letter Acronym
    • angrycrow
    • By angrycrow 13th Apr 18, 5:54 PM
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    TBF I almost used TBF in my response just for the benefit of the pendants.
    • treboeth
    • By treboeth 13th Apr 18, 6:05 PM
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    TBF I almost used TBF in my response just for the benefit of the pendants.
    Originally posted by angrycrow
    Just to be pedantic which pendants do you mean
    • angrycrow
    • By angrycrow 13th Apr 18, 6:10 PM
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    Well spotted auto correct strikes again.
    • AndyMc.....
    • By AndyMc..... 13th Apr 18, 6:18 PM
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    I just think if you are going to use a TLA that isn't widely recognised then you should spell it out the first time you use it.
    Originally posted by Nick_C
    Who’s done that then?
    • agrinnall
    • By agrinnall 13th Apr 18, 8:56 PM
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    Sorry. The use of "the MIB" made me think it was an acronym. Apparently, it isn't (although it probably was originally)
    Originally posted by Nick_C

    Of course it's an acronym, and it is very widely recognised, at least on this board.
    • missile
    • By missile 13th Apr 18, 9:33 PM
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    I just think if you are going to use a TLA that isn't widely recognised then you should spell it out the first time you use it.
    Originally posted by Nick_C
    MIB is widely recognised.

    Have you never heard of google, yahoo and Wikipedia to search for acronyms?
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    • Aylesbury Duck
    • By Aylesbury Duck 13th Apr 18, 11:14 PM
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    It's only an acronym if it's pronounced "mib", rhyming with bib. If it's pronounced "M.I.B." then it's an initialism.

    Acronyms are initialisms that are pronounced as words, such as PIN, RADAR, etc. Things like BBC, ITV and LP are initialisms.
    Last edited by Aylesbury Duck; 15-04-2018 at 12:08 PM.
    • Car 54
    • By Car 54 14th Apr 18, 5:39 AM
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    It!!!8217;s only an acronym if it!!!8217;s pronounced !!!8220;mib!!!8221;, rhyming with bib. If it!!!8217;s pronounced !!!8220;M.I.B.!!!8221; then it!!!8217;s an initialism.

    Acronyms are initialisms that are pronounced as words, such as PIN, RADAR, etc. Things like BBC, ITV and LP are initialisms.
    Originally posted by Aylesbury Duck
    Exactly. And for that reason TLA stands for Three Letter Abbreviation, not Acronym.
    • Jonesya
    • By Jonesya 14th Apr 18, 9:07 AM
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    Just to be pedantic which pendants do you mean
    Originally posted by treboeth
    These grammar obsessives who are always hanging around
    • usefulmale
    • By usefulmale 15th Apr 18, 7:39 AM
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    An inappropriate attempt at irony.

    Three Letter Acronym
    Originally posted by Nick_C
    It's only inappropriate because you have been caught out.
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