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Electronic Proof of Insurance Accepted in Ohio Beginning March 23

Effective March 23, 2015, Ohio motorists will now be able to show proof of financial responsibility to traffic violations bureaus, courts, Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) and/or law enforcement through use of an electronic wireless communications device, the insurance department …

N.J. Senate OKs Electronic Proof of Insurance, Reverse Rate Evasion Bills

New Jersey’s state Senate on March 16 passed a bill (A-3905) that would allow motorists to display proof of auto insurance in either physical or electronic format. The bill was previously approved by the state Assembly and now heads to …

N.J. Assembly Delays Vote on ‘Electronic’ Auto Insurance Bill

The New Jersey Assembly has delayed a vote on a measure that would allow drivers in New Jersey to use smart phones, computers or tablets to prove they carry auto insurance during traffic stops. The bill was due to be …

Electronic Proof of Auto Insurance Now Accepted in Delaware

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart is alerting drivers in Delaware that as of June 25, 2014, state law enforcement officials can accept proof of auto insurance (insurance ID card) in either physical or electronic format. Delaware House Bill 258 …

Rhode Island Gov. Signs Legislation Allowing Digital Proof of Auto Insurance

Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee has signed into law legislation allowing motorists in Rhode Island to use their smartphones to offer police proof they have auto insurance. The bills sponsored by Sen. William Conley Jr. and Rep. Gregg Amore allow …

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 …