Will I have any issues with the policy if I need to tow my unregistered car?

Is it possible for me to get a ticket while an unregistered car is being towed? I bought an old beater to practice car repairs; hopefully I can fix it up. It needs to be moved from the owner's house to mine, but I need to call a tow truck since it isn't running. I know an unregistered car shouldn't be on the road.

Answer provided by
Shannon Martin
Answered on Jun 28, 2021
Shannon is an expert in personal lines liability insurance with 13 + years of insurance industry experience. She also served as a special insurance liaison to AARP members for 6 of those years. She is a graduate of UL Lafayette and currently resides in NY with her family. Shannon is also an amateur juggler, ukulele player, and is a time travel paradox theory enthusiast.
“Great question! It is only illegal to operate an unregistered car. If a professional tow truck company assists you, you won’t have any issues.
If you try to have someone tow the car behind their private car or truck, then yes, you could get a ticket since all four tires are on the ground.”

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