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Taneytown, MD Car Insurance

Cars Insured in Taneytown

^ There are an estimated 4,569 vehicles currently insured in Taneytown. [1]

Car Insurance Rates in Taneytown

^ From 2006 to 2010, Maryland cities had the 10th highest auto insurance rates in the nation. [2]

Uninsured Motorists in Taneytown

^ There are an estimated 670 uninsured motorists driving in Taneytown. [3]

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Car Insurance Liability Requirements in Taneytown

  • Minimum Liability Limits in Taneytown: 30/60/15 [4]
    • 30  Required coverage up to $30,000 for one individual injured in an accident
    • 60  Required coverage up to $60,000 for all persons injured in an accident
    • 15  Required coverage up to $15,000 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 Taneytown

Required Car Insurance Coverage in Taneytown
  • Taneytown Auto Insurance Coverage Requirements [4]
    • Bodily injury liability coverage
    • Property damage liability coverage
    • Uninsured motorist coverage
    • Underinsured motorist coverage
    • Personal injury protection coverage
    • Note: Personal Injury Protection (PIP) may be waived for the policyholder but is compulsory for passengers.

Car Insurance Verification Laws in Taneytown

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

Taneytown Car Insurance Facts, Estimates & Related Laws

Taneytown Car Insurance Stats

Taneytown Car Insurance Facts, Estimates & Related Laws
  • Number of Auto Insurance Policies in Taneytown
    • Based on historical and current data, 4,569 cars are currently insured in Taneytown. [5]
    • Maryland cities collectively ranked 20th in the nation in auto insurance policies in 2011 with a total of 3,920,707. [1]
  • Uninsured Motorist Rate in Taneytown
    • Based on historical and current data, Taneytown has an estimated 670 uninsured drivers. [6]
    • Maryland cities collectively had the 18th highest uninsured motorist rate in the nation in 2009. [3]
  • Average Car Insurance Rates in Taneytown
    • Maryland cities collectively had the 9th highest auto insurance rates in the nation in 2010. [2]

Taneytown 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. [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 (hand-held ban). [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.

Taneytown Automotive Laws

  • Minimum Driving Age in Taneytown [9]
    • Taneytown, MD minimum driving age: 15 years, 9 months.
  • Driver's License Renewal Cycle in Taneytown
    • Renewal cycle: 8 years [7]
  • Motorcycle Helmet Laws in Taneytown
    • Motorcycle helmets required for all riders. [7]
  • Safety Belt Laws in Taneytown
    • Safety belt laws have been in place since 1986 and apply to drivers/passengers 16+ years in all seats (effective 10/01/13). [7]
    • Child restraint law in place for 7 years and younger and less than 57 inches. [7]

Maryland Car & Driver Facts

Maryland Auto Registrations

Maryland Car & Driver Facts
  • Auto Registrations in MD [8]
    • Registered Cars: 2,088,130
    • Registered Trucks: 1,682,819
    • Registered Motorcycles: 120,122
    • Total Registrations: 3,905,629
    • Rank: Maryland ranked 24th in the United States in total auto registrations in 2011.

Maryland Automotive Facts

  • Speed Limits in MD
    • Rural interstates: 65 mph [7]
    • Urban interstates: 65 mph [7]
    • Other roads: 55 mph [7]
  • Maryland Motor Fuel Consumption
    • Maryland cities collectively ranked 22nd in the nation in total motor fuel consumption in 2011. [10]

Maryland Licensed Drivers

  • Licensed Drivers in MD [11]
    • Female Drivers: 1,981,313
    • Male Drivers: 1,875,291
    • Total Drivers: 3,856,604
    • Rank: 20th highest in the U.S.

Additional information about Taneytown, MD

About Taneytown

Taneytown (Maryland) is a city with a population of 6,728 [12] that is located in Carroll County.

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More about Taneytown auto insurance

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

Did you know?

Only three states (Illinois, Iowa, and New Hampshire) currently have no motorcycle helmet law at all.

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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