Can you drive without car insurance in Ohio?

I moved to Ohio from New Hampshire, where you don't have to purchase car insurance to drive legally in the state. What are the penalties if you don't purchase car insurance in Ohio?

“Driving without car insurance in Ohio has severe and immediate consequences.
For a first-time offense, your license will be suspended and a variety of fines will take effect. The fees are $160 in total and include:
  • $100 reinstatement fee
  • $50 compliance fee
  • $10 registrar fee
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Sophie Newman
Answered on Aug 03, 2021
Sophie Newman is a writer from California. Her hobbies include brewing her own kombucha, riding horses, and taking long road trips.

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