Zero Tolerance for Car Insurance Kicks Off in Corpus Christi

File Picture of CCPD Impound Lot

CORPUS CHRISTI–Corpus Christi Police started its Zero Tolerance on Car Insurance this weekend by setting up checkpoints around the city to check for driver’s licenses and car insurance.

The three locations were set on the westside, southside and northwest part of Corpus Christi on Sunday. For two hours at each location, they talked to drivers to make sure they could legally drive on the road.

At the three locations, 250 cars were stopped, 95 citations issued and 16 car impounded for not having car insurance.

This initiative has been taken up by Corpus Christi because about one-quarter of drivers in Nueces County drive without car insurance and several thousand people have been cited for driving without insurance and getting into car accidents.

Under this new plan, CCPD plans to set up checkpoints throughout the year and will tow your car, if you don’t have car insurance.

–Manuel De La Rosa, South Texas Tribune, southtexastribune@gmail.com

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