My mother gave me her car to use two months ago... she was in Hospice care for rapidly advancing terminal cancer. She passed away a few weeks ago, and consequently my father and I transferred legal registration and ownership to my name this last weekend. Prior to this transfer, I was not a "named" driver on my parents' auto insurance policy, but was driving "with permission" under which I was covered by their insurance. The existing policy is paid up through November, 2011... My question is, does the insurance coverage automatically dissolve because of the transfer of ownership, or could I wait and ride out the rest of the term before getting my own insurance? I have paid for insurance on cars I do not yet legally own before, and was told I would be covered... because the policy was taken out on the vehicle... regardless of owner... Am I still covered by the permission clause... that my father would gladly continue to endorse?
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