Letter: Has Dallas got a good idea or what?

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Has Dallas got a good idea or what?

Dear Editor:

Recently the City of Dallas Texas passed an ordinance stating that if a driver is pulled over by law enforcement and is not able to provide proof of insurance, the car is towed.

To retrieve the car after being impounded, the owner has to show proof of insurance or the car will not be released. This has made it easy for the City of Dallas to remove uninsured cars.

Shortly after the “No Insurance” ordinance was passed, the Dallas impound lots began to fill up and were full after only nine days.

According to reports, 80+ percent of the impounded cars were driven by illegals.

Not only must they provide proof of insurance to have their car released, they have to pay for the cost of the tow, a $350 fine, and $20 for every day their car is kept in the lot.

Accident rates are going down and Dallas’ solution gets uninsured drivers off the road without making drivers show proof of nationality.

Wonder how the ACLU or the Justice Department will get around this one?

Just brings tears to my eyes.

GO Dallas!

Chuck Nusbaum
St. Augustine, FL

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