Driving Without Insurance
Defense for Driving Without Insurance
The state of Delaware has minimum mandatory automobile insurance requirements that all automobile owners must adhere to. These requirements are for everyone’s safety as they protect you, your loved ones and other drivers in event of an auto accident.
Frequently car insurance premiums are very costly and sometimes not affordable. However, you need to be aware that if you are convicted of operating a motor vehicle without insurance there is a minimum fine of $1500.00.
There is also a loss of driving privileges for a period of 6 months. Thus, it is illegal to drive a motor vehicle in Delaware without valid insurance. If you are caught and convicted it carries with it a severe fine and loss of your right to legally operate a motor vehicle.
If you have been charged with driving without insurance, or failure to show proof of insurance it is in your best interest to consult with a Delaware Traffic Ticket Lawyer right away. Call the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay at 302-855-9300. Or, email us by clicking here. We have more than 20 years of experience handling traffic violations in Delaware.
Driving Without Insurance Penalties In Delaware
Since driving without insurance is a criminal offense in Delaware there are a number of penalties associated once convicted. For a first-time offense, the conviction carries a fine ranging from $1500.00 (minimum) to $2,000.00 maximum. In addition, the person’s driving license and/or privileges will be suspended for a 6 month period.
A subsequent offense occurring within 3 years of a former offense, carries a minimum fine of $3,000 and a maximum of $4,000.00. Also, the person’s driving license and/or privileges will again be suspended for 6 months.
Contact Delaware Driving Without Insurance Defense Attorneys
Being charged with driving without insurance can cause you a considerable amount of aggravation on many levels such as financial, legal and professional. If your license is suspended your ability to remain employed may be impacted. It may make sense to call a skilled Delaware Traffic Ticket Lawyer to help protect your rights and driving privileges.
Contact the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay at 302-855-9300. Or, reach us via email here.