No verification procedure established under this chapter shall include individual inspections of vehicles on the public streets or highways solely for the purpose of verifying the existence of a valid liability insurance policy or a commercial automobile liability insurance policy. No law enforcement officer shall stop a vehicle solely for the purpose of verifying the existence of a valid insurance policy.
(Act 2000-554, p. 1005, §1; Act 2011-688, p. 2076, §3.)
Terms Used In Alabama Code 32-7A-18. Penalties
- stop: When required, means complete cessation from movement. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
- vehicle: Every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks or electric personal assistive mobility devices; provided, that for the purposes of this title, a bicycle or a ridden animal shall be deemed a vehicle, except those provisions of this title, which by their very nature can have no application. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1