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Car Insurance Information including Mandatory Liability Insurance, Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists, Rental Liability Insurance
This brochure explains Louisiana's mandatory liability insurance and describes additional types of insurance coverage like comprehensive and collision insurance, uninsured and underinsured motorists, and rental liability insurance.
Learn more about the consumer complaint process and file a complaint online. The Louisiana Used Motor Vehicle Commission “LUMVC” is responsible for licensing and regulating independent used car dealerships and investigating complaints regarding used motor vehicle sales, auctions, crushers, automotive dismantlers, rent with the option to purchase, daily rentals, and used parts and accessories.
Free database to search by VIN to see if a car has been an unrecovered stolen or salvage vehicle.
Search NHTSA's online database by VIN to see whether a vehicle has been part of current or past auto defect investigations.
The FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection stops unfair, deceptive and fraudulent business practices by collecting reports from consumers and conducting investigations, suing companies and people that break the law, developing rules to maintain a fair marketplace, and educating consumers and businesses about their rights and responsibilities.