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Abbeville, LA Car Insurance

Cars Insured in Abbeville

^ There are an estimated 7,789 vehicles currently insured in Abbeville. [1]

Car Insurance Rates in Abbeville

^ From 2006 to 2010, Louisiana cities had the 3rd highest auto insurance rates in the nation. [2]

Uninsured Motorists in Abbeville

^ There are an estimated 1,111 uninsured motorists driving in Abbeville. [3]

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Car Insurance Liability Requirements in Abbeville

  • Minimum Liability Limits in Abbeville: 15/30/25 [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
    • 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 Abbeville

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

Car Insurance Verification Laws in Abbeville

  • Insurer Verification of Auto Insurance in Abbeville [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.

Abbeville Car Insurance Facts, Estimates & Related Laws

Abbeville Car Insurance Stats

Abbeville Car Insurance Facts, Estimates & Related Laws
  • Number of Auto Insurance Policies in Abbeville
    • Based on historical and current data, 7,789 cars are currently insured in Abbeville. [5]
    • Louisiana cities collectively ranked 26th in the nation in auto insurance policies in 2011 with a total of 2,880,946. [1]
  • Uninsured Motorist Rate in Abbeville
    • Based on historical and current data, Abbeville has an estimated 1,111 uninsured drivers. [6]
    • Louisiana cities collectively had the 27th highest uninsured motorist rate in the nation in 2009. [3]
  • Average Car Insurance Rates in Abbeville
    • Louisiana cities collectively had the 3rd highest auto insurance rates in the nation in 2010. [2]

Abbeville Distracted Driving Laws


  • Hand-held phone ban? Yes
    • hand-held phone ban in place for all learner's permit holders, irrespective of age, and all intermediate license holders. [7]
  • Texting-while-driving ban? Yes
    • Texting-while-driving ban in place for all drivers. [7]
  • Young drivers cell phone ban? Yes
    • Ban applies to all novice drivers, see footnote for detail4. [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.

Abbeville Automotive Laws

  • Minimum Driving Age in Abbeville [9]
    • Abbeville, LA minimum driving age: 15 years.
  • Driver's License Renewal Cycle in Abbeville
    • Renewal cycle: 4 years [7]
  • Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Abbeville
    • Motorcycle helmets required for all riders. [7]
  • Safety Belt Laws in Abbeville
    • Safety belt laws have been in place since 1986 and apply to drivers/passengers 13+ years in all seats. [7]
    • Child restraint law in place for younger than 1 year or less than 20 pounds in a child safety seat; 1 - 3 years or 20-39 pounds in a forward-facing child safety seat; 4 - 5 years or 40-60 pounds in a child booster seat. [7]

Louisiana Car & Driver Facts

Louisiana Auto Registrations

Louisiana Car & Driver Facts
  • Auto Registrations in LA [8]
    • Registered Cars: 1,801,488
    • Registered Trucks: 2,169,221
    • Registered Motorcycles: 68,460
    • Total Registrations: 4,052,596
    • Rank: Louisiana ranked 23rd in the United States in total auto registrations in 2011.

Louisiana Automotive Facts

  • Speed Limits in LA
    • Rural interstates: 75 mph [7]
    • Urban interstates: 70 mph [7]
    • Other roads: 65 mph [7]
  • Louisiana Motor Fuel Consumption
    • Louisiana cities collectively ranked 24th in the nation in total motor fuel consumption in 2011. [10]

Louisiana Licensed Drivers

  • Licensed Drivers in LA [11]
    • Female Drivers: 1,646,556
    • Male Drivers: 1,539,671
    • Total Drivers: 3,186,227
    • Rank: 25th highest in the U.S.

Additional information about Abbeville, LA

About Abbeville

Abbeville (Louisiana) is a city with a population of 12,257 [12] that is located in Vermilion County.

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More about Abbeville auto insurance

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

Did you know?

California has a program that offers low-cost auto policies to low-income drivers (California Assigned Risk Program).

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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