Driving without insurance 'a big deal,' and can be costly
July 19, 2023
Wrangell experienced an uptick in the number of people cited for driving without insurance in late June and early July. Though the bump in citations may or may not indicate a trend, driving without insurance is “a big deal,” said Police Chief Tom Radke.
The police department doesn’t keep data on the percentage of Wrangell drivers unable to provide proof of insurance at traffic stops. However, after no traffic stops with failure to show proof of insurance reported between the beginning of May and June 11, the department’s reporting period between June 12 and July 2 had eight instance...