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Atlanta, GA Car Insurance

Cars Insured in Atlanta

^ There are an estimated 301,918 vehicles currently insured in Atlanta. [1]

Car Insurance Rates in Atlanta

^ From 2006 to 2010, Georgia cities had the 21st highest auto insurance rates in the nation. [2]

Uninsured Motorists in Atlanta

^ There are an estimated 44,282 uninsured motorists driving in Atlanta. [3]

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Car Insurance Liability Requirements in Atlanta

  • Minimum Liability Limits in Atlanta: 25/50/25 [4]
    • 25  Required coverage up to $25,000 for one individual injured in an accident
    • 50  Required coverage up to $50,000 for all persons injured in an accident
    • 25  Required coverage up to $25,000 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.

Required Car Insurance Coverage in Atlanta

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

Car Insurance Verification Laws in Atlanta

  • Insurer Verification of Auto Insurance in Atlanta [4]
    • Insurer must notify Department of Motor Vehicles or other state agency of cancellation or nonrenewal.
    • 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.

Atlanta Car Insurance Facts, Estimates & Related Laws

Atlanta Car Insurance Stats

Atlanta Car Insurance Facts, Estimates & Related Laws
  • Number of Auto Insurance Policies in Atlanta
    • Based on historical and current data, 301,918 cars are currently insured in Atlanta. [5]
    • Georgia cities collectively ranked 9th in the nation in auto insurance policies in 2011 with a total of 6,963,952. [1]
  • Uninsured Motorist Rate in Atlanta
    • Based on historical and current data, Atlanta has an estimated 44,282 uninsured drivers. [6]
    • Georgia cities collectively had the 13th highest uninsured motorist rate in the nation in 2009. [3]
  • Average Car Insurance Rates in Atlanta
    • Georgia cities collectively had the 20th highest auto insurance rates in the nation in 2010. [2]

Atlanta Distracted Driving Laws


  • Hand-held phone ban? No
  • Texting-while-driving ban? Yes
    • Texting-while-driving ban in place for all drivers. [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 bus drivers. [7]
  • Enforcement of laws:
    • Primary enforcement in effect. [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.


Atlanta Automotive Laws

  • Minimum Driving Age in Atlanta [9]
    • Atlanta, GA minimum driving age: 15 years.
  • Driver's License Renewal Cycle in Atlanta
    • Renewal cycle: 5 or 8 years [7]
  • Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Atlanta
    • Motorcycle helmets required for all riders. [7]
  • Safety Belt Laws in Atlanta
    • Safety belt laws have been in place since 1988 and apply to drivers/passengers 8 through 17 years in all seats; 18+ years in front seat. [7]
    • Child restraint law in place for 7 years and younger and 57 inches or less. [7]

Georgia Car & Driver Facts

Georgia Auto Registrations

Georgia Car & Driver Facts
  • Auto Registrations in GA [8]
    • Registered Cars: 3,430,165
    • Registered Trucks: 3,876,723
    • Registered Motorcycles: 199,620
    • Total Registrations: 7,533,735
    • Rank: Georgia ranked 10th in the United States in total auto registrations in 2011.

Georgia Automotive Facts

  • Speed Limits in GA
    • Rural interstates: 70 mph [7]
    • Urban interstates: 65 mph [7]
    • Other roads: 65 mph [7]
  • Georgia Motor Fuel Consumption
    • Georgia cities collectively ranked 8th in the nation in total motor fuel consumption in 2011. [10]

Georgia Licensed Drivers

  • Licensed Drivers in GA [11]
    • Female Drivers: 3,399,477
    • Male Drivers: 3,106,213
    • Total Drivers: 6,505,690
    • Rank: 11th highest in the U.S.

Additional information about Atlanta, GA

About Atlanta

Atlanta (Georgia) is a city with a population of 420,003 [12] that is located in Fulton County.

GA Car Insurance

More about Atlanta auto insurance

For more information about Atlanta car insurance, or for additional resources regarding Georgia car insurance overall, visit the Georgia Department of Insurance.

Did you know?

Of all U.S. states, Mississippi had the highest uninsured motorist rate (28 percent) when last measured.

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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