Maryland legislators have recently passed a law to help uninsured drivers get back out on the road. If you’ve been unable to obtain insurance due to uninsured driver penalties you may qualify for an amnesty program administered through the MVA (Maryland Department of Motor Vehicles).
The Insurance Debt Reduction Program allows eligible drivers to have 80% of their uninsured driver penalties waived for a limited time.
Who Qualifies For The Maryland Insurance Debt Reduction Program?
- Be a Maryland resident
- Either own a vehicle that is not currently insured or purchase a vehicle after enrolling in the program
- Have an uninsured motorist penalty that was delinquent before January 1, 2014
- Not have a judgment issued by the Department of Budget and Management, Central Collection Unit (CCU).
You also must you must enroll between May 15, 2017, and August 15, 2017.
Roadway Insurance would also like to remind Maryland drivers that they must carry proof of insurance or a $50 fine will be issued to driver who does not carry a valid insurance card. Beginning July 1, 2017 law enforcement officers will begin issuing these citations.
Don’t drive uninsured. It’s the law and violators will receive a fine of $150 for the first thirty days and $7 every day after. Maryland Auto Insurance Fund provides auto insurance for all Maryland drivers no matter what their driving history is or if they have been dropped by other insurance companies. MAIF providers will keep you covered no matter what. For a free auto insurance quote contact a Maryland Auto Insurance Provider today.