Shopping for a new car often times requires some research, test driving, haggling over price and sometimes securing financing for vehicle.  Then what?  We are often asked which comes next:  registering the vehicle or securing insurance.

Connecticut, like many other states, has compulsory insurance requirements.  In order to register a vehicle with the CT Department of Motor Vehicle, proof of insurance must be provided.  When we sell or renew an insurance policy, a vehicle identification card is generated, which serves as proof of insurance at the DMV, and satisfies the insurance requirement of our state