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Colorado’s auto insurance premiums are the third-fastest rising in the US, according to a new survey.  

As The Denver Post reports, Colorado’s average premium increased by 54.2 percent between 2011 and 2017, but other High Plains states didn’t fare much better. The average premium in Texas rose by 44.3 percent and Kansas’ saw a 36.3 percent increase. Oklahoma saw a 20.5 decrease in the average premium over that time period.

Over half a million uninsured motorists drive on Oklahoma’s roads every day.

Now, reports KOKH, a new program aims to lower that number. The state’s District Attorney Council has proposed a system that would allow law enforcement to scan license plates and determine if the driver is insured.

But, for the plan to work, Oklahoma’s motor vehicle insurance database will need to be upgraded.