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List the important documents to have while driving on New Jersey roadways.
Chapter 9 Vehicle Information Chapter 10 Essential Information
1. Define vehicle title, registration, inspection. 2. Acknowledge what it means to have a vehicle title. 3. Know how to renew a vehicle registration, license, and inspection.
Vehicle Title Certifies that you own the vehicle Buyers name, address, date of sale, mileage, sale price, buyers signature Present signed title and pay required fee Must pay sales tax on vehicle
Registration Complete Application Show proof of ownership (Vehicle Title) Show proof sales tax has been paid Renewing registration Notice of expiration mailed 60 days before Renew via phone, mail-in, or web Over 3800 pounds pay 72.50 under 46.50
License Plates Motorists will receive two matching license plates upon registering a vehicle. 1 in the front and 1 in the back. Both plates must be clean and visible. The rear plate must be lighted so it is visible from 50 feet at night Using license plate covers or holders that obscure or conceal any lettering on the license plate is a violation, with a fine of up to $100 Report lost or stolen plates to local police. Retain a copy of the complaint.
Vehicle Inspection All gasoline-fueled vehicles registered in New Jersey must pass state safety and emissions inspections every two years New vehicles must pass their first MVC inspection four years after they are initially registered What you will need to bring when you a validated 1.Driver License 2.Registration 3. Insurance documents
Vehicle Inspection What to bring Drivers license Registration Proof of insurance Non expired inspection sticker When moving into NJ a motorist must have vehicle inspected within 14 days after registering it. The Process Inspector will determine engine type and prepare for inspection No longer check for defects on the vehicle brake suspension, steering, wheel alignment and safety features (headlights, tail lights, tires, horn, windshield wipers and turn signals)
Insurance Every vehicle registered in New Jersey must have liability insurance. A New Jersey Insurance Identification Card will be provided for each vehicle insured under a policy. Card must remain in the vehicle with the driver. It must be shown prior to inspection, when involved in an accident and when stopped by law enforcement for a traffic violation or roadside spot check. Driving with an uninsured vehicle can result in fines, community service, license and registration suspension and insurance surcharges.
License Renewal Valid license must be carried at all times when driving. Every 4 years Be sure to update provisional when 18 Must report address change within one week Must report name change within two weeks It is the responsibility of the motorist to renew his/her license. Renewal notices are sent to motorists up to 90 days prior to the expiration date.
Permit, Non-Driver ID and License Update If a motorist moves within New Jersey or out must report address change within one week If a motorist changes his/her name legally (through a divorce, marriage, adoption or by legal name change) the name change must be reported to the MVC within two weeks