November 16, 2018
Police use license plates to check insurance in Michigan
One of the items the police check when stopping motorists is insurance. Therefore, before getting behind the wheel, motorists are required by law to have valid insurance. Lack of insurance or falsifications of documents is considered to be misdemeanor offenses that may result in one year of jail term or fines according to the type of offense. Lacking proof of insurance results in a fine of $143 while driving an uninsured car attracts a fine of up to $500 together with a $500 responsibility fee that must be paid in two years. Hence, lacking insurance is a rather costly affair. A leading Michigan car accident attorney at Elia & Ponto can help you or a loved one was injured in an auto accident.
Being a common practice in traffic law enforcement, police officers check for insurance many times each day. To ease the process, Michigan managed to give police the upper hand by providing a tool for easier insurance check without pulling ..