The form(s) may be required for the following reasons:
Once you buy an auto insurance policy with an SR-22 rider, the SR-22 form is submitted by the insurer to the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), which then files the form for a minimum of three years.
The SR-22 financial responsibility insurance form is required for specific drivers in California.
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If you fail to keep your policy current, either by failing to pay
the monthly premium or dropping the coverage, the insurer
is required by law to report this to the state, leading to a re-suspension of your driver's license.