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Massachusetts Car Inspection
Massachusetts car inspection requirements mean that you need to get an annual safety test for all cars. Cars less than 15 years old also need an emissions test.
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Jerry
Jan 04, 2022
Is it Really Illegal to Have Gorillas in Your Back Seat in Massachusetts?
In Massachusetts, it’s supposedly illegal to have a gorilla riding in the back seat of your car, but is it really true?
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
Massachusetts Car Insurance Laws
Massachusetts car insurance laws require drivers to carry a minimum amount of uninsured motorist, PIP, and liability insurance, summarized as 20/40/5.
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Jerry
Dec 28, 2021
Beloved Local Bear "Boo Boo" Killed in Massachusetts Car Crash
Wildlife officials in Massachusetts are saddened to announce the death of the famous black bear, affectionately named “Boo Boo”, after he was struck in a car collision.
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Jerry
Dec 17, 2021
Lemon Laws in Massachusetts
Massachusetts lemon laws apply to vehicles for up to one year or 15,000 miles of use after they were purchased.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
Massachusetts Ranks #1 for Safest Drivers in New England & on Both Coasts
According to our data here at Jerry, Massachusetts ranks No. 1 for safe driving out of states on both the east and west coasts.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
Massachusetts Car Seat Law
The Massachusetts car seat law requires that children under eight and smaller than 4 feet 9 inches use a car seat or booster seat.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
MAPFRE Offers Cheap Insurance Through the MotionStart App in Massachusetts
MAPFRE launched their telematics app MotionStart in Massachusetts, which tracks driving habits and offers insurance discounts based on their driving practices.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
Massachusetts Drivers Paid Way Too Much for Car Insurance Last Year
Insurance companies in Massachusetts charged increased rates while there was less risk for drivers. Attorney General Healey proposes 700 million in refunds for drivers.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
Victims of Bad Faith Auto Loans in Massachusetts Drivers Could Be in for a Payout
One major U.S. auto lender has to pay back millions to customers after settling a lawsuit carried out by the Massachusetts State Government. How do you avoid getting had by loan sharks?
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
Massachusetts DUI Laws
Massachusetts DUI laws state that any driver over the age of 21 with a blood-alcohol level of 0.08% or higher will be convicted of an OUI.
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Jerry
Nov 02, 2021

All Questions on Massachusetts

Is driving to endanger a felony in Massachusetts?
I was pulled over and accused of racing in Massachusetts. I’ve been charged with driving to endanger and must appear in court. Is this charge considered a felony?
Mary Cahill
Jan 20, 2022
How do you sign over a car title in MA?
What steps do I need to take to sign over a car title in Massachusetts? I’m selling my old car to my nephew, so I need to put the title in his name.
Joshua Levy
Nov 18, 2021
How do I register my car in Massachusetts?
I just moved to Massachusetts from New Hampshire. I haven't registered my car in Massachusetts yet or switched over my car insurance. How would I register it?
Emily Maracle
Nov 16, 2021
How do I fill out a car insurance application?
I just started living on my own in Boston, but I've never had my own personal car insurance. I think I know who I want coverage through, but how do I fill out an application for car insurance?
Carlos Kirby
Nov 08, 2021
How do you cancel car insurance in Massachusetts?
I live in Massachusetts, and I am really thinking about selling one of my weekend cars for a down payment on a boat. How would I cancel my car insurance in Massachusetts?
Carlos Kirby
Nov 08, 2021
How much is a Massachusetts state car inspection?
My car is due for an inspection in two months. I’m on a tight budget and I want to make sure I have enough set aside for when the time comes. How much is a car inspection in Massachusetts?
Jack Walsh
Nov 02, 2021
How do I insure a car in Massachusetts?
I just moved from Louisiana to Massachusetts. How do I insure my car here?
Matthew Macgugan
Oct 20, 2021
How do I register and insure a car in Massachusetts?
I'm buying a car for the first time. I'm not sure what comes first, but I know I need to register and insure my car. How would I do that?
Emily Maracle
Oct 18, 2021
How is the cost of your car insurance affected by your credit score in Massachusetts?
I live in Boston and I'll be buying car insurance for the first time. I'm 20 and don't have great credit. How will this affect my insurance?
Emily Maracle
Oct 11, 2021
How much will my insurance pay to fix my car?
I live in Massachusetts and got into a wreck. I’m okay, but my car is damaged. How much of the damage will my insurance cover?
Lauren Smith
Oct 07, 2021
How can you find your car insurance provider?
Where do you look for insurance information? I’m moving back to Boston this year to live with my mother and I’ll be taking over her finances. Everything seems to be going smoothly—except I can’t seem to find any of her car insurance information anywhere.
Chloe Jenkins
Oct 01, 2021
Is $200 a high insurance premium with USAA?
Is this a normal amount to pay for insurance? I have a 2013 Subaru and I live in Boston. My full coverage deductible is $250.
Sophie Newman
Sep 14, 2021
What happens if you drive without car insurance in Massachusetts?
I'm considering letting my insurance lapse to save costs. What happens if I get pulled over for a routine traffic stop and I don't have it?
Sophie Newman
Aug 03, 2021
What is the penalty for driving without a license in Massachusetts?
I've never had a license. What happens if I get caught driving without one?
Sophie Newman
Jul 28, 2021
Do college students have to pay for their own car insurance if they move out of state?
If I'm living out of state, do I need to get my own car insurance? My parents live in New York and I'm going to school in Boston.
Sophie Newman
Jul 23, 2021
Can my boyfriend be on my car insurance in Massachusetts if we live together but are unmarried?
Is it possible for my boyfriend and I to be on the same policy if we live together but drive separate cars? We're trying to simplify our lives and cut costs and it would be great if I could add my boyfriend to my insurance.
Sophie Newman
Jul 21, 2021
Do I need more coverage on my Spectra than what Massachusetts requires?
My mom says I need more coverage than the state minimum in Massachusetts. I am 22 and drive a 2009 Kia Spectra, and I can save $90 a month with minimum liability coverage. And no, I am not putting full coverage on the Spectra.
Shannon Martin
May 14, 2021
Can our insurance company force us to carry greater uninsured motorist coverage?
My insurance company is requiring policyholders in Massachusetts to raise their uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage to match their bodily injury coverage. Doing this would make my insurance more expensive. Do I have to do this?
Emily Maracle
May 10, 2021
How much should I expect to pay for car insurance in Massachusetts if I'm under 25?
I just bought a used car and I live in Massachusetts. How much can I expect to pay for liability insurance on an older vehicle that cost $3,000?
Eric Schad
Apr 28, 2021
How many drivers in the U.S. are uninsured?
How many drivers aren't insured in the U.S.? I have a few friends who are driving uninsured to save money. They say it's normal, but it seems irresponsible to me.
Shannon Martin
Sep 09, 2021

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