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Shreveport, LA Car Insurance

Cars Insured in Shreveport

^ There are an estimated 126,662 vehicles currently insured in Shreveport. [1]

Car Insurance Rates in Shreveport

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

Uninsured Motorists in Shreveport

^ There are an estimated 18,071 uninsured motorists driving in Shreveport. [3]

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Car Insurance Liability Requirements in Shreveport

  • Minimum Liability Limits in Shreveport: 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 Shreveport

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

Car Insurance Verification Laws in Shreveport

  • Insurer Verification of Auto Insurance in Shreveport [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.

Shreveport Car Insurance Facts, Estimates & Related Laws

Shreveport Car Insurance Stats

Shreveport Car Insurance Facts, Estimates & Related Laws
  • Number of Auto Insurance Policies in Shreveport
    • Based on historical and current data, 126,662 cars are currently insured in Shreveport. [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 Shreveport
    • Based on historical and current data, Shreveport has an estimated 18,071 uninsured drivers. [6]
    • Louisiana cities collectively had the 27th highest uninsured motorist rate in the nation in 2009. [3]
  • Average Car Insurance Rates in Shreveport
    • Louisiana cities collectively had the 3rd highest auto insurance rates in the nation in 2010. [2]

Shreveport 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.

Shreveport Automotive Laws

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

About Shreveport

Shreveport (Louisiana) is a city with a population of 199,311 [12] that is located in Caddo County.

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More about Shreveport auto insurance

For more information about Shreveport 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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