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Old 02-26-2006, 05:36 AM   #1
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owning a car before 18?

im 15 and im about to buy a car. i live in canada.. to legally own a car what age do you have to be... then how do i go about keeping it on the street? i dont have a license (duh) and im not planning to insure the car since i dont drive it? so do i just plate it ??
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Old 02-26-2006, 06:00 AM   #2
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Keep it in the garage...or wait till you get a licence and THEN get a car
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Old 02-26-2006, 06:28 AM   #3
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but y would i need insurance if its just gonna sit parked on the street? when you have your temp (16 here) are you allowed to own a car? crap.. i really want it.. good deal too, i figured id work on it and next year id have my car to drive
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Old 02-26-2006, 07:04 AM   #4
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but y would i need insurance if its just gonna sit parked on the street? when you have your temp (16 here) are you allowed to own a car? crap.. i really want it.. good deal too, i figured id work on it and next year id have my car to drive


if the car is just sitting out in the open insurance is there to reinburst you if something happens to it. You should start it up everyone once ina while and drive it a couple of miles. I dunno about owning a car in canada ask chris knows. If your going to insure a car link it to your parents and put the cheapest car under your name if your parents trust you not to crash it.
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Old 02-26-2006, 09:40 AM   #5
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In BC, I believe you need a parent or guardian to sign the ownership if you are under 18. You can have a car not insured, but it has to be on your property, not on the street. If you have a car not insured and parked on the street, and someone hits it, you would be in major trouble (if a claim had to be made). Also, any car on the road must have insurance. I believe in the US you can drive around without insurance...(?)
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Old 02-26-2006, 01:48 PM   #6
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Wait you have to be 18 to buy a car without the consent of your parents? What about private party sales, can't you buy the car but not get insurance and a tag put on without your parents signing the ol legal papers?
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Old 02-26-2006, 03:18 PM   #7
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yeah, itsa private deal. also.. how much would it be to garage it somewhere?
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