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Getting Car Insurance in a New State

by Kathy Teel on

A new address, a new job, a new grocery store… Relocating to a new state means a lot of new things, but don’t forget that you’ll also need new insurance coverage for your car. Insurance is a state-regulated industry, so each state makes its own laws which any insurance company operating within its borders must […]

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Transferring a Learner Permit to a New State by Nadia Ibanez on

Whether you are a teen who’s following the family as they relocate to a new state, or you are a learner permit holder who had to move because of work or any other reason, transferring DMV-mandated documents is something to take care of soon after you relocate. Tips on Transferring Your Learner Permit to a […]

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DMV New Resident Checklist by Melissa Crumish on

Moving to a new state creates a lengthy Things to Do list: checking out schools, contacting utility companies, figuring out which neighbors to avoid … Faced with so many undertakings, it’s easy to forget to contact your local Department of Motor Vehicle’s (DMV) after relocation. Depending on your situation you may need to update all […]

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New Resident Guide for Motorcycle Riders by Kathy Teel on

When you relocate to a new state, one of the first things you have to do is learn about the differences in traffic laws. Motorcycle riders especially need to be aware of how they might be affected by motorcycle laws in their new home state. While many people will move easily from one state to […]

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Forms and Publications for New Residents by Melissa Crumish on

After relocating and settling into your new abode, you need to address driver license and vehicle registration matters with your new state’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The sooner you act the better. All DMV offices give new residents a short window of time to apply for new license plates and transfer their driver licenses. […]

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