Maryland offers a rich diversity of people, opportunities and attractions that tend to entice tourists. The southern Maryland atmosphere is so exhilarating that most tourists never leave. The historical landmarks, beautiful landscapes, bountiful job opportunities and excellent public schools and colleges are only a few reasons the state of Maryland is so celebrated.
When moving to another state it is possible for minor oversights to turn into costly blunders. If you are planning to move or have already moved to the southern Maryland area then here are a few things that will help you along.
- Getting your address changed/updated
- Update your car registration
- Get a Maryland driver’s license
- MD State Inspection on your vehicle
Packing and moving can seem overwhelming and stressful but a simple to-do list will relieve pressure in record time. This will make your decision to move more enjoyable and less expensive in the long run. Once you get moved make a plan to go to the nearest Maryland Motor Vehicles office. It is important to take care of this within 30 days of the move to update and/or change your driver’s license and register your vehicle. As a new resident of Maryland you must register your vehicle within 60 days of moving. If this action delays beyond 60 days, you will not be eligible for a tax credit for any titling tax paid in another state, and you may be subject to a citation for an out of state registration Registration requirements vary greatly by the type and intended use of the vehicle. The requirements for most vehicles can be found in here.
It is also important to remember to take your car in for a tune up before and sometimes after a long trip. This will make sure your fluids or changed and or topped off, your wheels are aligned, tires are at the right pressure, breaks and steering are working efficiently, etc. There are many reasons car maintenance after a long journey is important. For example: Lets talk about wheel alignments. Wheel alignments are the specific adjustments made to your vehicle’s suspension to optimize ride, handling and steering characteristics. Each manufacturer specifies precise settings to achieve the maximum performance from their vehicle. This results in not only a smoother drive but sometimes noticeable savings on your gas receipts. It also save you unnecessary wear and tear on your tires.
Getting familiar with the area should be both relaxing and fun and be sure to get vehicle inspected at Agape Auto Service