In certain cases, the Idaho Transportation Department Driver Services may require you to prove you carry the minimum liability insurance coverage upon a serious traffic violation. This is known as filing an SR22 form and is done through your insurance company, which is then shared with the Idaho government.
Who Needs an SR22 in Idaho?
If you’re convicted of a major traffic violation resulting in a license suspension or revocation you need to file an SR22 with your auto insurance company. Some of these violations may include:
- Driving under the influence (DUI/DWI)
- Reckless driving
- Driving on a suspended or revoked license
- Other server traffic offenses
How Long Do You Need to Maintain an SR22 in Idaho?
Idaho requires you to maintain an SR22 filing with your auto insurance for three years.
Mandatory Minimum Liability Coverage in Idaho
As previously mentioned, an SR22 serves as proof to the state of Idaho that you possess the minimum liability insurance coverage required for driving. The mandatory coverage is as outlined:
- $25,000 for bodily injury per person
- $50,000 for bodily injury per accident
- $15,000 for property damage
Idaho DUI Convictions
Along with the SR22 filing requirements in the state of Idaho, your conviction can have a variety of other consequences. The chart below outlines what you may be facing based on your personal record.