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Nevada Assembly Rejects Proposal to Photograph Uninsured Motorists

22% of Nevada motorists are uninsured,
according to Jim Gibbons’ chief of staff, Robin Reedy.

According to Chicago company InsuredNet, Nevada could raise $30
million by using InsuredNet’s system of photographing license plates to
identify uninsured and unregistered vehicles.

The proposal was rejected on Wednesday.

The Law
Vegas Review Journal
reports that Nevada fines its motorists $250
for driving while uninsured and $500 for driving without valid
registration, but the offenders are difficult to catch.

According to the journal, "critics raised the privacy issue, although
a spokesman for InsureNet said any information collected by the company
would go into a national law enforcement computer network, and the
company itself would not retain the information."

No other state currently uses InsureNet to verify the insurance
status of motorists.

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