Do I need car insurance if I just got my license?

I'm a 16-year-old that just got her license yesterday. My parents let me drive one of their insured vehicles, but I'm not on the policy. Can I still drive without car insurance?

“Even though your parents’ car is insured, you’re not on their car insurance policy. If you get in an accident in their car, this can cause some headaches.
When the police report is filed, the insurance company will see that you’re not insured. As a result, they’ll cancel your parents’ policy, and your family will be on the hook for all the associated costs.
Congratulations on your license, but until you’re an insured driver, don’t get behind the wheel.”
Eric Schad
Answered on Apr 13, 2021
Eric Schad has been a freelance writer for nearly a decade, as well as an SEO specialist and editor for the past five years. Before getting behind the keyboard, he worked in the finance and music industries (the perfect combo). With a wide array of professional and personal experiences, he’s developed a knack for tone and branding across many different verticals. Away from the computer, Schad is a blues guitar shredder, crazed sports fan, and always down for a spontaneous trip anywhere around the globe.

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