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Title 10 Vehicles and Traffic
10.04 General Provisions
10.08 Control Devices
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10.16 Speed
10.18 Vehicle Insurance
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County Codes
Title 10 Vehicles and Traffic
10.18 Vehicle Insurance
10.18.010 Unlawful acts
10.18.020 Penalty
10.18.030 Limitations

10.18.010 Unlawful acts
    A.  The owner of a motor vehicle must not: 
        1.  Operate the motor vehicle, if it is registered or required to be registered in Nevada, without having security for payment of liability arising from maintenance or use of the vehicle as required by NRS 485.185. 
        2.  Operate or knowingly permit the operation of the motor vehicle without having evidence of current insurance of the operator or the vehicle in the vehicle. 
        3.  Fail or refuse to surrender, upon demand, to a peace officer, proof of security. 
        4.  Knowingly permit the operation of the motor vehicle in violation of subsection 3 of NRS 485.186.
    B.  A person shall not operate the motor vehicle of another unless: 
        1.  He first ensures that the required evidence of current proof of financial responsibility is present in the motor vehicle; or 
        2.  He has his own proof of financial responsibility which covers him as the operator of the motor vehicles. (Ord. 648, 1994)
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10.18.020 Penalty
Except as otherwise provided, any person who violates this chapter must be punished by a fine of not less than $600 nor more than $1,000 for each violation. The fine must be reduced to $100 for the first violation if the required proof of financial responsibility is obtained not later than 30 days after the fine is imposed. (Ord. 648, 1994)
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10.18.030 Limitations
    A.  A court: 
        1.  Must not fine a person for a violation of this chapter if he presents evidence to the court that the proof of financial responsibility required by NRS 485.185 was in effect at the time demand was made for it. 
        2.  Except as otherwise provided in paragraph (1), may impose a fine of $1,000 for a violation of this chapter, and suspend the fine on the condition that the person presents proof to the court each month for 12 months that the security required by NRS 485.185 is currently in effect.
    B.  The provisions of section 10.18.010 (A) (2) and (3) do not apply if the motor vehicle in question displays a valid permit issued by the department pursuant to NRS chapter 482 authorizing the movement or operation of that vehicle within the state for a limited time. (Ord. 648, 1994)
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