is it legal to plate and insure a car in mi. and drive it in fl. and store it in fl. for the summer
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Insurance Question from Lincoln Park, MI
Asked on 01/25/2015
is it legal to plate and insure a car in mi. and drive it in fl. and store it in fl. for the summer i owen two cars in mi. spend my winters in fl. with wife and wish to leave the one car there and the wife can use it what do i have to do to be lagal
Answer given on January 27, 2015
If you live in Mi you should insure the car in that state. The car is covered if you drive it in any other state, even if insured in Mi even if the other state has no fault insurance, your insurance will protect you in the event of an accident. If you decide to store the car in another state on a permanent basis, you should insure it in that state, unless it is not a permanent situation.If you own a home in both states and one car will be spending most of its time in the other state, you should consider insuring it there full time. You may want to ask your insurance company about it, but there is no requirement that you do so. You might also determine the least expensive way to register and insure the car.
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