Louisiana to Get Tougher on Uninsured

HB 1053 is going to impose harsher penalties on drivers that have no proof of insurance. Louisiana car insurance legislation currently allows drivers who are first time offenders to get away with only a  traffic ticket and the ability to provide proof of insurance in a 72 hour time period. After the first offense, law officers are given discretion on whether or not to tow away an offender’s car. Towing is, however, allowed if the car or driver are considered a danger.
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