How a criminal record may affect getting car insurance
Something to keep in mind when you are looking for applying for car insurance is that insurance companies do not run a criminal background check on any of other applicants. They do run a motor vehicle report (MVR) on all applicants. This report will show at the minimum they last 10 years of your driving history. It will include any traffic infractions, crimes or accidents they had in the past.
It is a good idea to run a motor vehicle report on yourself because in some cases because it is possible that not all infractions or crimes will be listed. This is often true if the infraction occurred in a different state than you currently reside in. Not all states share share driving infractions but some do. By checking what your driver’s history shows will allow you to know exactly what to tell any insurance companies about and what you don’t have to mention.
Finding car insurance with a felony DUI/DWI
If you have been convicted of one or more felony DUI/DWI’s or misdemeanor DUI/DWI and need more information about getting car insurance follow this link.