Alaska Statutes.
Title 28. Motor Vehicles
Chapter 22. Mandatory Motor Vehicle Insurance
Section 19. Proof of Insurance to Be Carried and Exhibited On Demand.
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AS 28.22.019. Proof of Insurance to Be Carried and Exhibited On Demand.

(a) A person shall have proof of motor vehicle liability insurance in the person's immediate possession at all times when driving a motor vehicle, and shall present the proof for inspection upon the demand of a peace officer or other authorized representative of the Department of Public Safety. However, a person charged with violating this section may not be convicted if the person produces in court or in the office of the arresting or citing officer proof of motor vehicle liability insurance previously issued to the person that was valid at the time of the person's arrest or citation.

(b) A municipality may adopt an ordinance

(1) requiring a person to display a decal on the person's motor vehicle indicating compliance with (a) of this section; or

(2) that is substantially similar to (a) of this section and may impose a penalty for violating the ordinance as provided under AS 29.25.070.

(c) In this section, "proof" means a copy of the insurance policy or certificate of self-insurance that is in effect or a printed card or electronic certification from an insurance company, insurance agent, insurance broker, or surplus lines broker that a policy that complies with AS 28.22.011 is in effect.

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