Is it illegal to drive without car insurance in North Carolina?

I have an older vehicle (1999 Pontiac), and I don't really think it's worth it to insure. Can I drive without car insurance in the state?

“Like in most states, car insurance is legally mandatory in North Carolina.
Even though your vehicle might not be worth much to you, basic liability insurance is about protecting other drivers in the case of an accident. In North Carolina, in addition to liability insurance, you’ll also need to purchase uninsured motorist coverage to protect against other drivers without insurance.
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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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