Ask the Mayor: Do I Need the Original Insurance Card for a Safety Sticker?
Mayor Alan Arakawa answers some of the most-asked questions submitted to his office staff.
Q: I recently went for my annual car safety check and was given a “fail” because I had brought a printout of my insurance papers instead of a mailed copy of my insurance papers. Is that the correct procedure?
A: You need to bring the original insurance card or certificate with you. According to the Hawaiʻi Administrative Rules for the state Department of Transportation (19-133.2-27 “Inspection of vehicle registration, license plate, vehicle identification number, and proof of insurance”) (b) No certificate of inspection shall be issued if any of the following occurs: (1) There is no proof of a current Hawai ʻi registration certificate or a current original vehicle insurance identification card, a fleet insurance card or certification of self-insurance is not available.
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Submit your questions about County of Maui programs, services, operations or policies to Mayor Alan Arakawa via email at [email protected], by phone at 270-7855 or by mail to 200 S. High St., 9th Floor, Wailuku, HI 96793. Questions submitted will be considered for inclusion in the Ask the Mayor column.