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Cars Insured in Golden Meadow

^ There are an estimated 1,335 vehicles currently insured in Golden Meadow. [1]

Car Insurance Rates in Golden Meadow

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

Uninsured Motorists in Golden Meadow

^ There are an estimated 190 uninsured motorists driving in Golden Meadow. [3]

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Car Insurance Liability Requirements in Golden Meadow

  • Minimum Liability Limits in Golden Meadow: 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 Golden Meadow

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

Car Insurance Verification Laws in Golden Meadow

  • Insurer Verification of Auto Insurance in Golden Meadow [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.

Golden Meadow Car Insurance Facts, Estimates & Related Laws

Golden Meadow Car Insurance Stats

Golden Meadow Car Insurance Facts, Estimates & Related Laws
  • Number of Auto Insurance Policies in Golden Meadow
    • Based on historical and current data, 1,335 cars are currently insured in Golden Meadow. [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 Golden Meadow
    • Based on historical and current data, Golden Meadow has an estimated 190 uninsured drivers. [6]
    • Louisiana cities collectively had the 27th highest uninsured motorist rate in the nation in 2009. [3]
  • Average Car Insurance Rates in Golden Meadow
    • Louisiana cities collectively had the 3rd highest auto insurance rates in the nation in 2010. [2]

Golden Meadow 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.

Golden Meadow Automotive Laws

  • Minimum Driving Age in Golden Meadow [9]
    • Golden Meadow, LA minimum driving age: 15 years.
  • Driver's License Renewal Cycle in Golden Meadow
    • Renewal cycle: 4 years [7]
  • Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Golden Meadow
    • Motorcycle helmets required for all riders. [7]
  • Safety Belt Laws in Golden Meadow
    • 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 Golden Meadow, LA

About Golden Meadow

Golden Meadow (Louisiana) is a town with a population of 2,101 [12] that is located in Lafourche County.

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More about Golden Meadow auto insurance

For more information about Golden Meadow car insurance, or for additional resources regarding Louisiana car insurance overall, visit the Louisiana 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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