If you are at fault – driver’s licenses can be suspended after an auto accident. Insurance companies or persons harmed by the accident can ask the state to suspend a license in this circumstance. If you are an uninsured at fault driver or if you own a vehicle driven by an uninsured at fault driver and your car is involved in an auto accident which causes injuries to another or causes at least $700 in damage, then your license can be suspended, RCW 46.29.060. Driver’s license suspension per this statute is a civil remedy. Also, within the criminal justice system a police officer can write you a ticket for no insurance.
If you are not at fault-but have no insurance, you can still collect from the at fault driver or their insurance.