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Does a ticket for not wearing your seat belt raise your insurance?

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2005-09-23 03:33:53
2005-09-23 03:33:53

Not usually. Keep in mind that insurance companies only check your mvr when you give them a reason such as filling a collision claim or when you are trying to change companies.

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