Louisiana tracking uninsured motorists

In an effort to decrease the high number of uninsured motorists in Louisiana, the state has begun issuing fines to motorists detected as not having insurance coverage through the use of license plate readers.  The parishes of Bossier and Iberville are the first to issue the fines. The state has not yet set a schedule […]

Arizona implements self-update option for motorists

As part of the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) efficiency initiative, the state is implementing a self-update option for motorists’ auto insurance. An insured is now able to update their insurance online to avoid registration suspension. Once an insured updates their insurance, ADOT’s system will cross-check the input with transmissions from the carrier for 30 […]

Nevada Ecards

Governor Brian Sandoval signed Nevada Assembly Bill 455 into law on May 26, 2017. The law authorizes the electronic delivery of certain notices and documents relating to insurance policies, including auto insurance ID cards. Motorists may now provide proof of insurance through various electronic forms: Smart phones Tablets Computers

Tennessee suspension notice letters

Tennessee’s new Electronic Insurance Verification System (EIVS) is gearing up to begin their letter campaign for motorists found to not have auto liability insurance coverage. A series of four letters will be sent to motorists when the state’s EIVS is unable to confirm coverage for a VIN registered in Tennessee, in the following sequence: Request […]

New Jersey proof-of-insurance requirements

New Jersey law requires every driver or operator of a vehicle to have a registration certificate and an insurance identification card on hand at all times. The state issued a Motor Vehicle Advisory on March 21, 2017, indicating that motorists may provide either electronic or paper insurance identification cards as proof of insurance. Cell phones, tablets, […]

Tennessee HB 280 Signed into Law

William Haslam signed House Bill 280 into law on March 22.  The bill extends the time given to respond to a Department of Revenue (DOR) request for information regarding motorists suspected of not having proper auto insurance coverage.  Previously the response time was 15 days; it is now 30 days. HB 280 also established a […]