What does registering a car mean?

Updated: 4/28/2022
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It basically means if you own the car you have to register or license the car to legally drive it in your state. They need to know who legally owns the car. You will get the new plates if it was bought from out of state and if there is an accident or the car is stolen the state will know who the registered owner is.

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