Out-of-State Car Transport
ekellock at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 07:45:51 PDT 2008
I know I was probably pretty darn lucky when I drove from SC to CO w/o any
plates at all.
And there was the time when I swapped plates between my CGT and my then
5kcstq for week-long road trip to CO one summer and did get stopped for
speeding and only got a warning.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: quattro-bounces at audifans.com
> [mailto:quattro-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf Of Lee Levitt
> Sent: Wednesday, July 02, 2008 8:42 AM
> To: quattro at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: Out-of-State Car Transport
> At 10:03 AM 7/2/2008, Vittorio wrote:
> >For NH - its actually much easier than that - you go to the
> NHMV - get
> >a 20 day temp plate for $10 - all you need is a VIN # and address of
> >the seller.
> >Go get the vehicle (your current auto insurance covers you)
> with title.
> >If the car is 15yrs or more old - you don't even need a title.
> >Its been the easiest system I've ever used to purchase vehicles. The
> >only caveat is you can only request 5 temp plates per year - beyond
> >that you need a dealer license.
> There's a second caveat. Those temporary NH plates are not recognized
> in other states as valid. I drove around on one for two weeks in
> Massachusetts and didn't get stopped...but if I had, the ticket would
> read "operating an unregistered vehicle."
> There's two issues here...the first is the registration, the second
> is the insurance. I've never driven a car without any plate...but a
> few times I've driven cars with plates that were coming off another
> car...(ie that car was being sold, and I was in the process of
> transferring the plates)
> Usually the insurance can be arranged with a phone call (depending on
> the state you're in...)
> Lee Levitt
> Needham, Massachusetts, USA
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