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How to Get Around Insurance Problems with NY DMV

A PRIME Insurance Special Report 

There are a couple of instances when insurance-related issues can arise with the NY Department of Motor Vehicles. 

The following may help you circumvent them.

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To avoid problems with NY’s mandatory electronic insurance verification and a possible suspension or revocation of registration:

  1. Make sure the name on the policy corresponds precisely with the name on the DMV vehicle registration so that verification will not lead to an error.
  2. Make sure the insurance verification corresponds precisely with the name and Vin number. If there is any discrepancy the search will result in a ‘ho-hit’.

Because these issues come up so commonly, please share these helpful tips with fellow NY drivers.

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Summary: Not only can insurance problems with the NY Department of Motor Vehicles cause frustration they can actually lead to suspension or a revocation of your registration. Find how to avoid common issues.


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