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Restore Your PIP Coverage on Jan. 1, Or Else

December 31st, 2007 by flanews

New Years Day will bring a not-so-new law for Florida drivers. After three months away, personal injury protection insurance will once again become a legal requirement. If you canceled PIP after October 1st, and dont pick up the coverage again on January 1st, you risk losing your drivers license. And you could pay anywhere from $150 to $500 to get it back.

Its going to affect the people who havent had insurance since October 1st,” said insurance agent Corey Tyre. “Theyre going to have to go get it, or theyre going to get a letter from the Department of Highway Safety that says, you have 30 days to provide this insurance coverage or were going to suspend your license.

Chief Financial Officer Alex Sink has set up a consumer help line, (877) 693-5236, to handle questions. Or you can find out more on the web at myfloridacfo.com/NoFault

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