Louisville Kentucky County Halts Program for Uninsured Drivers

from Insurance Journal
“"Judges in Kentucky’s Jefferson County have stopped a program giving drivers without insurance a way to avoid a hefty fine because court officials say it nearly impossible to monitor the growing number of participants.

The Insurance Diversion Program ended in May after the 17 Jefferson District Court judges determined it wasn’t being managed properly and was largely unsuccessful.

Chief District Judge Sean Delahanty told The Courier-Journal that the court system lacks the manpower, technology and resources to handle the program.

“We are dealing with people who are living on the margins,” Delahanty said. “They make choices of how to spend their meager funds every day and the (financial penalty) is going to make it more difficult for them to buy insurance, so the penalty will make it more difficult for them to comply with the law.”

The 7,000 current participants will be the last unless the judges and state Administrative Office of the Courts officials figure out a way to run it effectively….” read entire article Insurance Journal 
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