Green Plate

    Posted by MAIA on Sep 13, 2019 12:01:00 AM

    QUESTION

    This question was answered based upon current rules, regulations & statutes in effect on July 26, 2019

    My insured went to get an inspection  and her green plate didn’t pass inspection.

    Do I do an RMV3 for her to do a plate swap to a red plate and then leave the info on the new plate info blank on the RMV3?

    Please let me know.

    ANSWER

    Kathy Cormier:  Yes.  Also if the plate is just faded or cracked the RMV will replace the plate for free.  However, if there is other damage to the plates the client will be charged $10 per plate.

    Agent:  Do the old green plates have to be taken to the registry when you swap?

    Kathy Cormier:  Yes, if you want a free plate they need to see the damage to the old one.

    This document is not a legal opinion and should not be relied upon as such. The intent of this document is to provide a general background regarding the topic or topics discussed, not to provide legal advice. Producers and agencies should consult an attorney regarding specific situations and specific questions with respect to the topic or topics covered in this document. Neither the Massachusetts Association of Insurance Agents, Number One Insurance Agency nor any of its employees shall be responsible for any errors or omissions regarding any statements made in this document, nor any errors or omissions regarding any statutes, regulations, court rules, and/or any other government documents cited in this document.

    Topics: Registry, 2019

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