Lufkin police start towing uninsured vehicles Monday
POSTED: Monday, September 20, 2010 - 3:18am
UPDATED: Monday, September 20, 2010 - 9:35am
AS REPORTED IN THE LUFKIN DAILY NEWS:
Starting Monday, the Lufkin Police Department will begin towing uninsured vehicles.
That's according to Lufkin Public Information Officer Det. JB Smith.
Smith says, 21.65% of Texas vehicles are uninsured, with Angelina County slightly above the state average at 23.84%.
Lufkin Police Chief Scott Marcotte first discussed a plan to reduce the number of uninsured drivers with city council members in June.
In July, council members approved an ordinance that will allow police to tow uninsured vehicles.
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