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Yes and No. Not initially when you are pulled over, however, if you do not show up for your court date you may be arrested or have a "bench warrant" issued for your arrest.

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Q: Can you go to jail for not having auto insurance after an accident in ca?
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What happens if you are in an accident that is not your fault but you have no insurance or license?

you got to jail for not having insurance or a vaild license and you are personally liable for all the damages you caused.

What happens if you in an accident and you have expire license and no insurance?

no insurance + jail

No insurance car accident and then get insurance and file claim?

Insurance fraud - have fun in jail + fines.

What happens when you are involved in an auto accident and it is your fault and you have no auto insurance?

The person can sue you for the damages. Garnishing your wages or property. In many states in Georgia you can also face criminal prosecution including fines and time in jail.

Injured in an auto accident with no auto insurance?

If you are the driver of the vehicle you could face civil litigation by any other parties involved in the accident, including passengers in your vehicle. State laws vary but generally there may be additional criminal penalties including fines and jail time.

Can I use my Auto Insurance Card to bond myself out of jail?

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What if you was in a auto accident and you are not at fault but you do not have auto insurance?

Laws may vary state to state. In Georgia it is a criminal offense to drive without auto insurance. Although you may not be held liable for property damage or bodily injury to another party, you may face legal action including fines and possible jail time.

Is auto insurance fraud jail- able?

My GUESS would be yes since most fraud's carry a jail sentence.

What happens when an unlicensed driver causes an accident?

they get in jail for not having a licence and driving.

Are you required to have auto insurance if you plan on driving in Georgia?

Yes, carrying auto insurance is mandatory in all states, including Georgia. Driving without insurance can result in fines and/or jail time.

Can you go to jail for a car accident with no issuranse?

You can certainly get in serious trouble for having your vehicle uninsured.

Will your insurance cover your car if you crashed while drunk driving?

If you have full covered insurance YES. Otherwise it will only cover the other person. DUI accident its just like a regular accident, with the difference that you will go to jail.