Uninsured Cars Off The Road
Recently, [July 2010?] the City of Dallas , Texas , passed an ordinance
stating that if a driver is pulled over by law enforcement and is not able
to provide proof of insurance, the car is towed.
insurance to have the car released. This has made it easy for the
City of Dallas to remove uninsured cars.
Shortly after the "No Insurance" ordinance was passed, the Dallas
impound lots began to fill up and were full after only nine days. 80
+ % of the impounded cars were driven by illegals.
Not only must they provide proof of insurance to have their car
released, they have to pay for the cost of the tow, a $350 fine, and
$20 for every day their car is kept in the lot.
Accident rates have gone down 47% and... Dallas' solution gets
uninsured drivers off the road WITHOUT making them show proof of
Wonder how the ACLU or the Justice Department will get around this one.
Just brings tears to my eyes.