Tennessee insurance bill requiring police to arrest uninsured involved in serious collisions

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Without car insurance you could end up in the slammer! A new bill in Tennessee to require that an arrest be made by police officers in the case of a serious auto collision, should a driver be unable to provide proof of car insurance coverage is making insurance news headlines as it awaits the signature of the governor in that state. There is also a companion bill which, according to its sponsor, Rep. Joe Carr (R-Lascassas), is still in the House Finance Committee to be heard next week. It would…

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More and more people driving without insurance

The high unemployment rates and continuing poor economy have affected almost everyone across the United States. When people lose a job they start looking at where they can cut their bills to make ends meet. Unfortunately, sometimes their car insurance is one of the areas that get cut. The rate of uninsured drivers for 2010 hit 16.1 percent. Several states have amended previous insurance requirements, or changed the minimum amounts a driver is required to carry. Some states have changed coverage that was once mandatory, like underinsured motorist, and made…

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