How much will an expired license ticket raise insurance prices?
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Insurance Question from Carl Junction, MO
Asked on 03/06/2017
How much will an expired license ticket raise insurance prices? It was only expired by 3 days but I don't think the insurance cares. I want to know if getting a lawyer will be worth it
Answer given on March 07, 2017
If your driver’s license expired simply because you failed to renew it on a timely basis it should not affect your insurance rates. Even since you received a ticket for not having a license, it should not affect your insurance rates unless you received another ticket at the same time. That could affect your insurance rates.An expired license does not usually result in any points being added to your driving record, so it would not cause your rates to go up. Sometimes you can get the ticket resolved as a “fix it” ticket. It means you fix the issue of the license and then you can get a police officer to confirm it has been fixed and they will confirm it on a form. It is then sent to the DMV and there is no activity on your driving record. Again, if there was another infraction issued at the time of the expired license ticket, your rates could be increased, but it would not involve the expired license issue.
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