Is it a crime to drive without auto insurance in Maryland?

While I want to stop paying my expensive insurance premiums, I'm not willing to go to jail for it. Can I drive without car insurance in Maryland?

“If you’re caught driving without car insurance in Maryland, you could be issued a misdemeanor citation. A conviction on a first offense can:
  • carry 5 points on your license
  • cost you a $1000 fine
  • land you up to one year in jail
In all, driving without insurance in Maryland is probably not worth the risk! If you’re looking for cheap car insurance, try using the free Jerry app/
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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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