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Proposal to Allow Electronic Proof of Auto Insurance Advances in R.I.

A proposal to permit motorists to use smartphones or other mobile devices to show proof of auto insurance during a traffic stop is advancing in Rhode Island’s legislature. The state’s House Judiciary Committee approved two bills pertaining to the proposal …

Florida Joins States Allowing Electronic Proof of Auto Insurance

Florida is joining the ranks of 29 other states and allow drivers to show law enforcement officers their proof of automobile insurance through their cell phone and other electronic means. In December, Gov. Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet signed-off …

Florida Now Among States Allowing Electronic Proof of Insurance for Drivers

Florida recently joined a growing list of states that allow electronic proof of insurance via smartphones for motorists at traffic stops. Among Southeastern states, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee and Kentucky now also allow electronic proof of insurance.Nationally, there are now …

Electronic Proof of Auto Insurance Coming to Indiana

Indiana drivers who have to show proof of insurance to police after an accident or traffic violation can do so electronically starting July 1 under a new law that signals an increasing use of technology in insurance laws. Indiana will …

Ohio May Allow Car Insurance Proof by Smartphone

Ohio drivers could provide required proof of insurance using smartphones rather than the typical printed card under a proposed change in state law. The bill would allow drivers to prove they are insured through information on electronic wireless communications devices …

PCI Asks Governor to Sign Illinois E-Card Law

The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America has asked Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn to sign Senate Bill 1775, which would allow Illinois drivers to present electronic proof of insurance to state officials. The bill, which enables insureds to present the …

Trade Group Urges Indiana Governor to Sign Work Comp Bill

The Indiana General Assembly ended a very productive 2013 legislative session early in the morning on April 27 having passed workers’ compensation reform, legislation permitting the use of electronic devices to show evidence of insurance as well as positive uninsured …

Alaska Bill On Proof Of Insurance Via Cell Phone Advances

If a bill passes out of the Alaska Legislature, you might be handing an officer your phone instead of paper. HB146, by Rep. Pete Higgins, would allow drivers to display proof of automobile insurance on a “personal mobile electronic device,” …

Arkansas Electronic Proof of Insurance Bill Goes to Governor

The Arkansas Legislature has approved a bill allowing drivers to use their cellphones or other portable electronic devices to display proof of insurance. By a 91-0 vote, House lawmakers passed a Senate-backed proposal that would permit drivers to show their …

Arkansas Senate OKs Electronic Proof of Insurance

The Arkansas Senate has approved legislation allowing drivers to display their proof of insurance using cellphones and other electronic devices. The Senate unanimously approved a bill that would allow drivers to show their proof of insurance cards on paper or …