What happens if my auto insurance lapses?
I completely forgot to pay my auto insurance bill. It has only been a few days, though. Will I have to start my policy over?
Apr 19, 2021
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Answered at Apr 19, 2021
“If your auto insurance has lapsed, you are not insured and you should contact your car insurance company before driving your vehicle again.
Just submit your premium payment and your policy should be reinstated. As for whether there is a payment grace period, that really depends on your insurance company. Some have a grace period and some do not.
However, no insurance company will let your premium go unpaid for more than 29 days without canceling the policy. Once this happens, your policy will have to be rewritten.”
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