Your Car Move and the Dmv

By: Mathews Rosario

So, all your bags are packed and you are finally ready to move. But, what about your car? Are you going to drive it yourself or is it being moved by an Auto Moving Company? Regardless of your choice, have you considered the Local DMV Rules of the new state? Once you have settled into your New Home, the first thing you need to do is change your License Plates. The License Plates of one state will not be valid in another. So, unless you want to avail Public Transport, I suggest you get those License Plates changed as quickly as possible. If you want, you can also get really cool License Plates that reflect your Style and Attitude. Start off life in a new city by making a great first impression.

Just changing the License Plates may not be enough though! Did you know that while in Michigan, a Driver's License is issued only to those above 18 years of age, and in Alaska, teens as young as 16 years of age can get a Drivers License, provided they have parental consent?

For Commercial Vehicles the ages may differ from 18 to 25 depending upon the state. In order to drive around in your own car, you need to have a new License issued. Many State Laws make it compulsory to take a Driving Test before Issuing or Renewing a License.

So, brush up on your Driving Skills and Traffic Laws in order to get your New State License. Students, keep in mind, if you are below the minimum age for driving, you will either be issued a License on parental consent or not issued a License at all. Find out about these details before shifting your car too. In case, you are not able to obtain a License, you might consider selling your car and buy a new one later when you reach the proper age.

The DMV of each state is also responsible for registering your car. In some states, two separate agencies are in charge of issuing Licenses and Registering Vehicles. Most states have a deadline by which you should apply for Vehicle Registration and Driving License. So make sure you visit the local DMV office as soon as possible.

However, getting your work done at the DMV can be quite tricky. There are some things that take up a lot of time in the DMV. Even though the DMV has a high standard of meeting up to customer's expectations, it is better to be prepared for delays regarding some procedures. Take care of Emission Checks. 30 out of the 50 states in the United States have laws that state that emission checks are mandatory before a Car Registration.

Keep all your papers, including Identification Proof and Social Security Number at hand. Following a number of cases of Underage Licenses being issued, the DMV has become very strict in checking regulation papers.

The slow functioning system of the DMV operations has long been a national joke. But don't let this bother you too much. Visit your Local DMV and start driving around in your Car in no time at all !!!

Mathews Rosario.
www.Movers.com Team.

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