Nevada car owners know that before you can register an automobile in Nevada, the owner will have to prove to the Department of Motor Vehicles the car is insured. The owner usually satisfies this obligation by bringing a Proof of Insurance Card issued by a Nevada licensed insurance company to the DMV when it’s time to register the car.
In addition, the Nevada DMV can require proof of auto insurance before reinstating the suspended or revoked license of a high risk driver. See NRS 485.3075 as an example. If the DMV requires this type of proof, a conventional Proof of Insurance Card may not be enough. Depending on the type of suspension or revocation, the DMV can require that driver provide a special Proof of Insurance known as an SR-22. For example, an SR-22 Proof of Insurance will be required if the driver’s license was suspended following a DUI. Usually that SR-22 requirement will remain in place for three years. Click Here For More Information. This same type of SR-22 requirement applies if you allow your insurance to lapse and you don’t renew it quickly enough. Lapsed Insurance Affidavit. [Continue reading]