Maryville, TN asked in Civil Litigation, Criminal Law, Insurance Bad Faith and Insurance Defense for Tennessee

Q: When your license gets suspended for not being insured Do they revoke all registrations in the vehicle owners possession

I was in an accident and i was uninsured. So i got a ticket and license suspended. Does this on affect the vehicle that was in the accident?Or does that include both of my vehicles?

1 Lawyer Answer
Leonard Robert Grefseng
Leonard Robert Grefseng
  • Columbia, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: If I understand your question correctly, I think you misunderstand the difference between your LICENSE and the vehicle REGISTRATION. these two things are not the same. Your license is for you only- it is the authorization that you can legally drive a vehicle ( ANY vehicle, even one you don't own). However your license is revoked/suspended, so until that is reinstated, you can't drive ANY vehicle. The vehicle registration

applies to the vehicle- it is the authorization from the State that the particular vehicle is legal to drive in that State. Your license suspension does not affect the vehicle- it can still be driven by some other licensed driver.

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