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License Renewal Grace Periods: How Much Time Do You Really Have?

by Melissa Crumish on

Among all the occasions you don’t want to forget in life – your wedding anniversary, your mother’s birthday, payday – your driver’s license expiration date ranks…well, it ranks somewhere up there. After all, while forgetting the first few events leads to the silent treatment and awkward family gatherings, forgetting to renew your license can bring: […]

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Penalties of Driving With an Expired Driver’s License by Melissa Crumish on

Unless you enjoy unnecessary lament, make renewing your drivers license a red-letter priority. A simple process, which in some states can be accomplished online or by mail, could save you from fines, fees, and frustration. Renew License or Risk DMV Penalties Each state governs expired licenses differently. Some states impose late fees. Connecticut, for example, […]

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Required Documents for Driver’s License Renewal by Melissa Crumish on

Depending on your state, you may have one, some, or all of the following license renewal options: Online Mail In person Renew License Online or by Mail If your state allows you to renew by mail or online – as specified in your renew license notice – you’ll receive instructions on how to proceed. Exact […]

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When and Where to Renew Your Driver’s License by Melissa Crumish on

It’s Drivers License Renewal Time Again Depending on your state, you might receive a renew license notice. For example, Wisconsin’s Department of Transportation (DOT) sends license renewal cards to all of its drivers, but Mississippi doesn’t, putting the pressure on the driver license holder to be “expiration-date aware.” So, it just depends. Regardless of your […]

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