Use the interactive below to search the state's metro areas to see how the uninsured
rate changed, for the overall population and select demographic groups.
Even if it seems unfair that one must foot the bill for another's carelessness, uninsured
driver insurance, and under-insured driver insurance is highly recommended," said Mr.
motorist bodily injury is part of the state minimum car insurance requirements in more than 20 states.
rate declined at a slightly slower pace following the second open enrollment period of the federal exchanges compared with the first.
This is a historical drop in the uninsured
, and nothing since the implementation of Medicare and Medicaid comes near to this type of change," Dr.
There is evidence that uninsured
drivers are more likely to be involved in road traffic collisions and to be engaged in other criminal activity.
More than 1 million Texans signed up for health insurance on the exchange last year, according to federal tallies at the time, but it is unclear how many of those people were previously uninsured
12 Gallup Daily tracking interviews with 976 uninsured
Many undocumented immigrants among the uninsured
have the reverse problem.
MIB estimated 900,000 drivers under the age of thirty are driving without insurance and about one in 20 vehicles are uninsured
across the country.
driving adds about pounds 30 a year to every motorists' insurance premium, amounting to more than pounds 400million a year.
Yet there is some cause for optimism, with the number of claims involving uninsured
vehicles having fallen by almost 13% in the last two years.