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Can The Police Commandeer my Vehicle?

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Answered On Dec 30, 2022

· Answered On Dec 30, 2022

If you’ve seen a police officer character in a show commandeer a civilian’s vehicle, that isn’t fiction. If the situation is dire enough, a police officer can use your car. However, the chances of them actually doing it is slim to none. 

It really has to be an emergency, almost a life-or-death situation. Their own car would not be working, or there would be an immediate danger for this to be the case. At the same time, police officers try to avoid commandeering vehicles for liability reasons. 

Once in a blue moon, if a police officer were to use your vehicle, they would be liable for the damages they cause while using it. 

At the same time, it’s important to maintain your car insurance in the event you will need it and to comply with your state’s requirements. Let Insurance Navy be your guide and provider with low-cost competitive premiums for both basic and full coverage. See what discounts and premiums you qualify for with us today by getting your free online car insurance quotes today. 

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