Originally Posted by Beantown Bronco
probably just didn't have his proof of insurance on him. I don't know anyone who actually carries that in their car and the police use it as an easy "upcharge" on top of whatever ticket they write. You can always appeal and get it removed if you go to the judge, but they play the odds that you won't bother to take time out of your day to contest the ticket....unless, of course, you get bagged with drugs like this idiot.
I don't know anyone who legitimately has insurance who doesn't keep it in their car. That's why the insurance comapanies give you three or four of the cards, and one of them clearly states "Keep this card in your vehicle".