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Bill could keep uninsured drivers from getting damages in crashes

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Updated: 4/03/2013 4:10 pm Published: 4/03/2013 4:09 pm

A proposal to penalize drivers who break state law is gaining traction at the capitol.

A house committee has approved a bill that says uninsured drivers can't receive monetary damages after accidents, even if it was another driver's fault.

By law drivers are required to have auto insurance, but a 2011 report found 24 percent of Oklahomans are uninsured.

Two democratic representatives are worried the bill violates the state's constitution, which guarantees a remedy for any injury.

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danny5692 - 4/4/2013 2:41 AM
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Now here is a brain storm Idea. I have talked about for years. The way I see it. It is agents the law to be on the road without insurance or tag or a driver license. so if they obeyed the law they would not have been on the road to occupy the same space at the same time I am. there for it is their fault. If u run a red light and cause an accident it is ur fault u broke the law I am not liable for ur mistakes, so anything u do illegal that causes an accident. like being on the road illegally should not be my fault cause u should not have been there in the first place.
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