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Santa Fe Springs, CA Car Insurance

Cars Insured in Santa Fe Springs

^ There are an estimated 10,548 vehicles currently insured in Santa Fe Springs. [1]

Car Insurance Rates in Santa Fe Springs

^ From 2006 to 2010, California cities had the 20th highest auto insurance rates in the nation. [2]

Uninsured Motorists in Santa Fe Springs

^ There are an estimated 1,558 uninsured motorists driving in Santa Fe Springs. [3]

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Car Insurance Liability Requirements in Santa Fe Springs

  • Minimum Liability Limits in Santa Fe Springs: 15/30/5 [4]
    • 15  Required coverage up to $15,000 for one individual injured in an accident
    • 30  Required coverage up to $30,000 for all persons injured in an accident
    • 5  Required coverage up to $5,000 for property damage in an accident
    • Note: The amounts listed above are the minimum coverage amounts required by the law. Drivers can opt to purchase more than the mandatory minimum amounts.
    • Note: CA has a California Automobile Assigned Risk Plan for low-income drivers with low-cost policy limits of $10,000/$20,000/$3,000.

Required Car Insurance Coverage in Santa Fe Springs

Required Car Insurance Coverage in Santa Fe Springs
  • Santa Fe Springs Auto Insurance Coverage Requirements [4]
    • Bodily injury liability coverage
    • Property damage liability coverage

Car Insurance Verification Laws in Santa Fe Springs

  • Insurer Verification of Auto Insurance in Santa Fe Springs [4]
    • Insurer must notify Department of Motor Vehicles or other state agency of cancellation or nonrenewal.
    • Insurer must verify financial responsibility or insurance after an accident or arrest.
    • Insurers must submit entire list of insurance in effect, which may be compared with registrations at a state agency. Also known as a computer data law.

Santa Fe Springs Car Insurance Facts, Estimates & Related Laws

Santa Fe Springs Car Insurance Stats

Santa Fe Springs Car Insurance Facts, Estimates & Related Laws
  • Number of Auto Insurance Policies in Santa Fe Springs
    • Based on historical and current data, 10,548 cars are currently insured in Santa Fe Springs. [5]
    • California cities collectively ranked 1st in the nation in auto insurance policies in 2011 with a total of 24,221,799. [1]
  • Uninsured Motorist Rate in Santa Fe Springs
    • Based on historical and current data, Santa Fe Springs has an estimated 1,558 uninsured drivers. [6]
    • California cities collectively had the 17th highest uninsured motorist rate in the nation in 2009. [3]
  • Average Car Insurance Rates in Santa Fe Springs
    • California cities collectively had the 21st highest auto insurance rates in the nation in 2010. [2]

Santa Fe Springs Distracted Driving Laws


  • Hand-held phone ban? Yes
    • hand-held phone ban in place for all drivers. [7]
  • Texting-while-driving ban? Yes
    • Texting-while-driving ban in place for all drivers, although drivers older than 18 may dictate, send or listen to text-based messages if they're using voice-activated, hands-free devices. [7]
  • Young drivers cell phone ban? Yes
    • Ban applies to drivers younger than 18. [7]
  • Bus driver cell phone ban? Yes
    • Ban applies to school and transit bus drivers. [7]
  • Enforcement of laws:
    • Primary enforcement in effect for hand-held and texting laws. Secondary enforcement in effect for all cell phone use by drivers 17 and younger. [7]
    • With primary enforcement, a police officer can pull over a driver for that specific offense. Drivers cannot be pulled over solely for a secondary offense.

Santa Fe Springs Automotive Laws

  • Minimum Driving Age in Santa Fe Springs [9]
    • Santa Fe Springs, CA minimum driving age: 15 years, 6 months.
  • Driver's License Renewal Cycle in Santa Fe Springs
    • Renewal cycle: 5 years [7]
  • Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Santa Fe Springs
    • Motorcycle helmets required for all riders. [7]
  • Safety Belt Laws in Santa Fe Springs
    • Safety belt laws have been in place since 1986 and apply to drivers/passengers 16+ years in all seats. [7]
    • Child restraint law in place for 7 years and younger who are less than 57 inches. [7]

California Car & Driver Facts

California Auto Registrations

California Car & Driver Facts
  • Auto Registrations in CA [8]
    • Registered Cars: 14,549,841
    • Registered Trucks: 13,771,330
    • Registered Motorcycles: 818,650
    • Total Registrations: 29,176,697
    • Rank: California ranked 1st in the United States in total auto registrations in 2011.

California Automotive Facts

  • Speed Limits in CA
    • Rural interstates: 70 mph (Trucks: 55 mph) [7]
    • Urban interstates: 65 mph (Trucks: 55 mph) [7]
    • Other roads: 65 mph (Trucks: 55 mph) [7]
  • California Motor Fuel Consumption
    • California cities collectively ranked 1st in the nation in total motor fuel consumption in 2011. [10]

California Licensed Drivers

  • Licensed Drivers in CA [11]
    • Female Drivers: 11,746,427
    • Male Drivers: 12,110,173
    • Total Drivers: 23,856,600
    • Rank: 1st highest in the U.S.

Additional information about Santa Fe Springs, CA

About Santa Fe Springs

Santa Fe Springs (California) is a city with a population of 16,223 [12] that is located in Los Angeles County.

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More about Santa Fe Springs auto insurance

For more information about Santa Fe Springs car insurance, or for additional resources regarding California car insurance overall, visit the California Department of Insurance.

Did you know?

Driving while text messaging is currently banned for all drivers in 41 states and the District of Columbia.

References

1. ^ Automobile Insurance Plans Service Office (AIPSO)

2. ^ National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC)

3. ^ Insurance Research Council (IRC)

4. ^ Insurance Information Institute (III)

5. ^ Automobile Insurance Plans Service Office (AIPSO) & United States Census Bureau

6. ^ Insurance Research Council (IRC) and United States Census Bureau

7. ^ Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) & Highway Loss Data Institute

8. ^ Office of Highway Policy Information

9. ^ Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)

10. ^ U.S. Department of Transportation

11. ^ Federal Highway Administration

12. ^ United States Census Bureau

13. ^ National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

14. ^ National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA)

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