Car insurance: why you can say goodbye to the green sticker

The green sticker on car insurance will soon be a distant memory. The insurers, who ask for its suppression, have finally obtained the green light from Bercy. The project plans to switch to dematerialized reading.

It is a small revolution in the world of car insurance. Following the announcement of the implementation of an anti-inflationary package during a joint conference of the Minister of the Economy and the President of the French Insurance Federation, as explained the independent On Tuesday, Bruno Le Maire said he was also working on removing the famous green label. This is to accede to a request made for a long time by insurers. The profession, for its part, has pledged to limit the increase in premiums to inflation.

A dematerialized system

“We are working, with the Minister of the Interior Gérald Darmanin, on the elimination of this little green sticker that you have to stick behind your windshield and that shows that you are well insured so that it is dematerialized, declared the Minister of Finance after meeting with insurers. It is a simplification blow for our compatriots and at the same time it is a cost that is also reduced”said in relation the echoes.

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Specifically, the information will be available from the vehicle registration in relation to the file of insured vehicles (FAV). The police will then have access to all the information by reading the plate.

This simplification would be an important element to lower the costs of insurers, indicates the parisian. According to the Insurance Federation, this would avoid printing costs of around 50 million documents per year.

No timetable was given for the deployment of the device.

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