What are the penalties for driving without car insurance in Vermont?

I'm a student and I can't afford to pay for car insurance along with my lease payments. Do I have the option to do without car insurance?

“In the state of Vermont, it is illegal to drive any motor vehicle without car insurance.
As the owner and operator of a vehicle, you must maintain proof of continuous insurance throughout your vehicle’s registration period. The penalties for driving without car insurance in Vermont include:
  • suspension of driving privileges
  • fines of up to $500
  • getting your vehicle towed
If you want to save money on car insurance as a college student, ask your provider if you can qualify for student discounts. Jerry can also help you find savings on car insurance by comparing quotes from top providers in seconds.”
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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