South Carolina uninsured motorists can pay to drive

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South Carolina will allow uninsured motorists to operate vehicles in the state if they pay an annual fee of $550, according to Bulletin 2016-11, which the state released on Dec. 20, 2016. The state said it will place collected funds in the Uninsured Motorist Fund and distribute it among insurers writing motor vehicle bodily injury […]

Pennsylvania Plate Readers

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Pennsylvania discontinued its practice of issuing license plate registration stickers effective Jan. 1, 2017. To confirm that a motorists ’s vehicle registration is current and properly insured, the state now will rely on license plate-reader technology to scan license plates. The state estimates it will save $2 million in mailing costs and $1 million in […]

MVICS Discontinued

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The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles no longer requires auto insurers to file reports through its legacy Motor Vehicle Insurance Compliance Reporting System (MVICS). The state DMV suspended the legacy system effective September 29, 2016. Going forward, insurers are only required to submit reports to the Connecticut Insurance Verification System (CTIVS). CTIVS, introduced in June […]