In order to register a classic car in Texas, you must first do a few other steps before you go to the registration office. Planners Insurance Group in Fort Worth, TX can help walk you through the steps in the correct order to save your valuable time.
How Much Car Insurance Do I Need?
The minimum liability for auto insurance in the state is expressed as 30/60/25 or $30,000 in bodily injury per accident for one person, $60,000 for bodily injury for more than one person per accident, and $25,000 for property damage for an accident you cause. This liability only insurance only covers the other driver in the case of an accident. Classic car insurance policies usually also have comprehensive coverage to cover damage to your car from anything other than a collision. Collision coverage to repair or replace your car if you are at fault and medical payments to cover your injuries from an accident. Make certain you get enough insurance to cover your classic car because it can cost many times over the price of a new car in the same model.
Steps To Registration
You will need to have your classic car inspected at a state inspection station and get proof that it passed the tests. Then you visit your local Texas tax office and get your valid ID, car insurance paperwork, vehicle inspection report, and the title to the car. All of these items are needed in advance of annually registering your car in Texas.
If you are registering your classic car from another state, you will follow the same steps but will need to complete an Application for a Texas Certificate of Title.
Trust The Classic Car Insurance Specialists
At Planners Insurance Group, we can help you to get enough insurance to cover your precious classic car so you are fully covered in the event of an accident. Whether you bought it restored or restored it yourself, a classic car is a priceless gem and we understand this fully. You can use our online tool to get started or come by our office in Fort Worth, TX, so we can help you out.