Traffic flows through downtown Little Rock on Interstate 630 on Oct. 19, 2023. A new verification system cut the number of uninsured drivers in Arkansas by half in three years, officials say. (John Sykes/Arkansas Advocate)

Number of uninsured drivers in Arkansas plummets with new verification system, automatic fines

BY: - October 26, 2023

Arkansas cut its percentage of uninsured motorists in half over the last three years, thanks to new software that monitors coverage in real time.  Instead of checking a driver’s insurance only at registration, during a traffic stop or after an accident, state DMV officials deployed an instant verification system in 2020.  When insurance coverage lapses, […]

Statehouses debate who should build EV charging networks

BY: - June 18, 2023

Though they only make up a fraction of cars and trucks on the road now, many projections — from Wall Street firms, trade groups and automakers themselves — predict an imminent surge in electric vehicles over the next decade. S&P Global estimates that the nearly 2 million electric vehicles on U.S. roads today will grow […]