How do I check if my car is insured or not?

I just bought a car from my friend and I want to see if her policy is still active. I'd like to wait a bit before dealing with insurance on my own. How can I check if the car has insurance or not?

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Unfortunately, you will no longer be covered under any existing policies on the vehicle. Once you purchase the car and put your name on the title, you will need to sign up for your own car insurance.
It’s a good idea to remind your friend to cancel her old policy, so she isn’t paying to insure a car she no longer owns.
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Matthew Macgugan
Answered on Oct 22, 2021
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