"Even though you buy insurance, you get a pink card, you pay the monthly premiums, you may not be insured," said Fred Davis, 54.
Davis' insurance debacle began on Christmas Eve, when his son, Steven, 19, was pulled over in Edmonton.
Steven gave the officer a pink card naming Trafalgar Insurance but was slapped with a $4,000 fine for driving without insurance when it was found the company had no record of him or his car.
"I know he's got insurance. I bought it. I handed the kid the pink card," said a frustrated Davis, who spent the next few days trying in vain to get Steven's car out of impound and trying to figure out why the insurance company he'd been paying monthly premiums to for the past four years had no record of his business.
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How does one go about checking for something like this? Totally bizarre.