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Answered 2011-08-12 09:48:33

A lapse in your auto insurance is a time period for which you had or have no coverage. Either your policy expired and was not renewed on schedule meaning you missed your renewal payment or you missed a monthly payment and the policy was cancelled.

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Keep making payments on a car you don't have and learn your lesson about not letting your insurance lapse.


There is no grace period for claims after a lapse in coverage. The moment your auto insurance "lapses" is the moment you have "No Coverage" from that moment forward you have no coverage for a claim until you get coverage again.


No. You are not covered in a lapse period. A period of lapse in coverage means " No Coverage ".


No, most insurance companies to not include credit history when deciding on a rate. They will look in to whether you've paid for insurance in the past or let it lapse however.


Im not sure when the fines is due. Depending on how long the lapse is, determines the fine. 0-10 days = $0 11-30 days = $50.00 and up from there


Insurance is purchased for the car, not the driver. Until the car has been insured it cannot be driven by anyone. Note that most states do allow a short grace period after you purchase a car in which it can be driven without insurance to let you purchase insurance and handle title/registration paperwork. This grace period does not apply to a car that you have either allowed the insurance to lapse or have removed its insurance. If you already have another car insured (which it appears you do) and wish to drive a car that is not currently insured, contact your insurance agent and have them temporarily transfer the policy to the other car.


He was uninsured for the flood damage because he allowed his policy to lapse. Loaning his car to his nephew was a major lapse in judgment.


It depends on the State that you live in. Certainly you cannot drive without insurance at all. You may have a statutory fine for having a registered vehicle without having insurance on the vehicle if there is a lapse in coverage. If you are a repeat offender then you may have a period of time where your license is suspended.


It depends (as always) on the company and the laws of the State, but usually no more than 60 days.


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You are responsible for your own medical bills.


(lapse - a discontinuity, a temporary fall to a lower condition, or a general reduction)Example:I experienced a lapse in concentration and did badly on the test.When he lost his bill, he nearly allowed his insurance policy to lapse.The fall of Rome led much of Europe to lapse into feudalism.The entire construction period was recorded using time-lapse photography.


The state of Georgia requires that all drivers carry car insurance, although there are exemptions for specific drivers. Drivers must maintain at least the minimum amount of liability coverage required by law. Every car driven in the state must carry insurance, including rental cars. Certain penalties are applied to individuals who fail to comply with Georgia car insurance laws.Minimum Amount of Coverage in GeorgiaGeorgia requires drivers to maintain insurance policies with at least $25,000 of coverage per person for bodily injury, $50,000 per accident for two or more persons injured and $25,000 for property damage. Drivers renting cars must purchase liability insurance if their current insurance policy or credit card does not cover rental cars. The typical amount paid for rental car insurance is $7 to $14 per day. Georgia motorists are not required to purchase Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage or Personal Injury Protection coverage, although these options can be added to insurance policies for additional coverage.Allowing Policies to LapseGeorgia assesses stiff penalties for drivers who allow their car insurance policies to lapse. The state of Georgia may also suspend your vehicle insurance if your policy lapse. Under Georgia car insurance laws, a lapse in coverage is defined as 10 or more days without continual coverage. Drivers who allow their policies to lapse must pay a $25 lapse fee and a $65 reinstatement fee before being allowed to renew their vehicle registrations. Reinstatement fees increase for multiple lapses in coverage, and drivers can be charged up to $160 as a reinstatement fee.Obtaining Car Insurance in GeorgiaThe state of Georgia allows insurance companies to pull consumers' credit reports when applying for car insurance. Georgia drivers with good driving histories and credit reports may receive lower premiums than drivers with bad credit reports and driving histories. When a driver purchases car insurance, the state of Georgia requires the insurance company to submit policy paperwork to an electronic state database. Certain individuals are exempted from having to obtain car insurance. Drivers who have moved to another state, had a lease that expired on a vehicle or have sold are transferred ownership of their vehicles are not required to maintain car insurance. Drivers of vehicles that are wrecked, junked, salvaged, repossessed or stolen are also exempt for state car insurance laws.


motorcycle insurance = insurance for motorcycle car insurance = insurance for car


Automobile insurance, in most cases, does not cover mechanical breakdown. If your car is not worth repairing from a mechanical breakdown and you are able to replace it within a few weeks to a month I would suggest keeping your insurance policy active. This is to avoid having a lapse in insurance coverage which could result in higher insurance premiums when you get another car.AnswerYour car breaking down, and your car being totalled are 2 separate considerations. If your car mechanically breaks down, there is no coverage. If the car has been totaled in an accident, there may be coverage. I guess, more specific info is needed.


When you don't pay your monthly premium or you don't renew.



One can get multiple car insurance quotes in the UK at Admiral Car Insurance, Privelege Car Insurance, Direct Line Car Insurance, Aviva Car Insurance, Churchill Car Insurance and many more.


This is not good most likely - unless you can get a healthy insurance letter from previous insurer showing many past years of experience/accident/claim free


It varies state to state, but usually you have a 30 day grace period; meaning you can pay one month behind at a time. After being 60 days late (2 months), they cancel your policy. In states where car insurance is obligatory, you have to pay a lapse in insurance fine, which varies state to state. In extreme cases, they will come and remove the license plate from your car.


Car insurance and possibly health insurance if the car insurance does no cover the entire bill.


The companies which provide car insurance for those under 25 are 1 Cover Car Insurance, My Cheap Car Insurance, Direct Line Car Insurance, Churchill Car Insurance, The Co-operative Car Insurance and many more.


Brown & Brown Insurance, located in Daytona Beach, Florida, offers general insurance, commercial and professional insurance and reinsurance for those who have had a lapse in their coverage.


You can find Classic Car Insurance at First National Car Insurance Group, Geico and of course you can find Classic Car Insurance from Haggerty Classic Car Insurance.


"Like any other car insurance, Swinton car insurance offers insurance on cars so that if you get into a car accident, you have the insurance to cover you in costs."



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