Uninsured motorists across Kentucky will begin receiving notices in June. Those notices will state registration for their personal vehicles will be canceled if they don’t obtain required insurance of show proof of existing insurance. Registered owners of personal vehicles shown to have been without insurance for more than two months will receive the notices. The owners will have 30 days to obtain or present verification of coverage.
The mandatory insurance initiative is aimed at plugging an enforcement gap which enables drivers to skirt the law by dropping coverage once their vehicles are registered. Based on results of an eight county pilot program, two state departments estimate 30 to 35 thousand uninsured notices will be issued each month.