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|Do I need insurance to renew my motorcycle or trailer registration/decal?
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Not a Manatee County resident? Effective 7/24/17, Out-of-County residents needing to process title and/or registration transactions for vehicles, boats, and mobile homes can only be served at First Manatee South County Tag Agency, located at 5756 14th St W, Bradenton.
No; Florida's No-Fault, or "PIP Law" does not apply to motorcycles, "Trikes", motorcycles with sidecars, motor scooters, trailers or any other non-motorized vehicle.
HOWEVER, the Financial Responsibility FR Law applies to ALL motor vehicles in Florida, including motorcycles. Thus the voluntary purchase of motor vehicle liability insurance by an owner, operator or owner/operator is highly recommended. Failure to carry property damage and bodily injury liability insurance in case of a crash, DUI conviction or other occurrences outlined in Florida Statutes, section 324, may result in some or all of the following: Loss of license/plate and registration, and/or restitution or civil court judgment, and future proof (three years) of high risk, SR22 mandatory liability insurance coverage just to keep your driver license - even if you do not own any motor vehicles.
For additional information on registration renewals, view our Registration Renewal publication.
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