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In the State of Minnesota, does a registered vehicle have to have insurance if it is not being driven?

I own a car, registered in the State of Minnesota, but it is not being driven so I have no insurance on it. My son took the uninsured vehicle and got into an accident. I am going to go to court and want to know if it is illegal to have a registered car that is not insured?

May 17, 2017 Minneapolis, MN

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Technically, if you have the vehicle registered then it's supposed to be insured, regardless of whether or not it's being driven. If you want to remove insurance from a vehicle you're supposed to return the registration tags to your local registration office. If you wanted to begin driving the vehicle again at a later date, you would need to re-register and insure it. Minnesota doesn't actively monitor whether or not you have insurance on a registered vehicle, but if you're involved in an accident while uninsured then you could be penalized.

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