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New statewide program designed to catch uninsured drivers in the act

New statewide program designed to catch uninsured drivers in the act

NewsOK
by KYLE SCHWAB
Published: Wed, October 24, 2018 5:00 AM

A statewide program to catch uninsured drivers in the act launches Nov. 1.

Beginning in Oklahoma City and Tulsa, cameras placed in high traffic areas will oversee the roadways, scanning license plates to identify uninsured vehicles. About one in four motorists in Oklahoma drives without insurance, one of the highest percentages in the country, officials said.

“Oklahoma will become the first state in the country to have a program such as this,” said Brian Hermanson, chairman of the Oklahoma District Attorneys Council. "About 25 percent of the drivers in the state of Oklahoma are driving without car insurance, which is a violation of state law. Because they aren't following state law, we had to find a way to make them comply with the laws.” FULL ARTICLE

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