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May 13, 2013

Oklahoma cracks down on uninsured drivers

Ada —

Oklahoma is cracking down on drivers who do not carry insurance for their vehicles.

A new state law author-izes law enforcement officers to seize license plates from uninsured drivers and replace the tags with a sticker which will provide temporary insurance for up to 10 days, Insurance Commissioner John Doak said Friday during an interview at The Ada News. A state insurance plan will provide coverage for vehicles with confiscated tags.

Once drivers pay their fine and buy vehicle insurance, their tag will be returned.

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