Q: I represent a person who is limited tort. However, she was injured in a car accident by a driver who lives in Maryland. The driver was operating a vehicle owned by his friend who lives in York. Since the driver who caused the accident is from Maryland doe
No. The statute only has an automatic exception if the driver who causes the accident is operating a vehicle "registered" in another state. 75 Pa. C.S.A. 1705 (d)(1)(ii). Since this driver was only a resident of Maryland and the vehicle was registered in Pennsylvania then limited tort would still apply, unless there is another exception.