Recently, 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
To retrieve the car after being
impounded, they must show proof of 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
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
Accident rates have gone down
47%and... Dallas' solution gets uninsured drivers off the road WITHOUT
making them show proof of nationality.