|Targeted News Service|
In the new study Uninsured Motorists, 2014 Edition, the IRC estimates the percentage of uninsured drivers nationally and in individual states, based on a ratio of insurance claims made by individuals who were injured by uninsured drivers to claims made by those who were injured by insured drivers.
Nationally, the number of uninsured peaked at 29.9 million in 2009 and moderately declined thereafter to 29.7 million in 2012. Statewide, the uninsured motorist problem varied, with the highest numbers in:
This Uninsured Motorists study also estimated the total claim payments to the uninsured. Discounting fatalities and total permanent disability claims, the IRC estimates that
"Responsible drivers who pay for insurance end up also paying for injuries caused by uninsured drivers," said
For more detailed information on the study's methodology and findings, call
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