What is a Texas temporary liability insurance card?

"I just moved to Texas and I was given this card by my insurance company. I'm worried about the "temporary" part. I purchased insurance, so I should be covered, right?"

Answer provided by
Sophie Newman
Answered on Jul 27, 2021
Sophie Newman is a writer from California. Her hobbies include brewing her own kombucha, riding horses, and taking long road trips.
“The temporary liability car insurance card is just a placeholder for the permanent one, which should be mailed to you.
If you’ve purchased a policy that meets the state minimum requirements for car insurance and have your car registered, you should be able to drive legally in Texas.”

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