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Whether you’re traveling along the Lookout Mountain Parkway, fishing off the Gulf Coast or even visiting historical sites in the capital city of Montgomery, experienced Alabama drivers like you can feel confident behind the wheel with the AARP® Auto Insurance Program from The Hartford.1 We’ll help you find the best car insurance in Alabama to fit your needs.
 
We’ve been protecting AARP members in Alabama and their families since 1984, earning a reputation for integrity and trust while gaining high ratings for customer satisfaction in our claims services. You can count on The Hartford to be there when you need us most.
 
If you’re looking to get a car insurance quote or just need information about buying car insurance in the state of Alabama, you’ve come to the right place. At The Hartford, we’re an insurance company that can help you get the best Alabama auto insurance coverage for your needs.
 

Finding the Best Car Insurance in Alabama

Drivers in Alabama can enjoy valuable car insurance benefits from the AARP Auto Insurance Program from The Hartford, including:
 
  • Emergency Expense Coverage
  • Comprehensive Driving Evaluation
  • Accident Forgiveness
  • Disappearing Deductible
  • 24/7 Claim Service

What Car Insurance Is Required in Alabama?

Bodily injury liability coverage and property damage liability coverage are required in the state of Alabama. Alabama state law requires property damage liability and bodily injury liability coverage at the following minimum coverage limits:2
 
  • $25,000 for bodily injury, per person per accident
  • $50,000 for bodily injury, total per accident
  • $25,000 for property damage per accident

Is Alabama a No-Fault State?

Alabama is an at-fault state. This means that if drivers in Alabama are found responsible for a car accident, they must pay for the other driver’s property damage and injuries.
 

Proof of Car Insurance for Alabama Drivers

alabama auto insurance If you’re a licensed driver in the state of Alabama, it’s smart to keep a copy of your car insurance ID card in your vehicle, along with your registration. Alabama is also among several states that now accept electronic proof of car insurance, and with The Hartford mobile app, you can store your car insurance ID cards right on your phone. For more information, visit the Google Play™ or App Store.™
 

Alabama Uninsured Driver Facts

According to a 2021 Insurance Research Council report, 19.5% of drivers in Alabama are uninsured. This is above the national average of uninsured drivers of 12.6%.3 Since Alabama ranks seventh out of all states for the number of drivers without insurance, you may want to consider purchasing uninsured motorist coverage.
 
The state of Alabama does not require drivers to carry uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage, but The Hartford offers this coverage which will protect you from financial loss if you are involved in an accident with an uninsured motorist.

Additional Car Insurance Coverages and Benefits Available to Alabama Drivers

best car insurance in alabama When comparing auto insurance companies, make sure you’re getting quotes for the car insurance in Alabama that you need. For added protection, drivers in Alabama may also be eligible for the following car insurance coverages from the AARP Auto Insurance Program from The Hartford:
 
  • New Car Replacement Coverage
  • Transportation Expense
  • Roadside Assistance

How Much Does Alabama Car Insurance Cost?

Your car insurance rate will vary based on many factors, like the kinds of coverage you buy, where you live and your driving history. Alabama drivers with a clean driving record will usually find the best rates. In 2018, the average premium for drivers in Alabama was $904 per year, compared to the national average rate of $1,056 per year. According to the latest data, in 2018 Alabama drivers’ insurer costs were around $76 per month.
 

Staying Safe on Alabama Roads

al car insurance As you travel through Alabama, there are several safe driving laws meant to protect you. Here are just a few:5
 

Alabama Seat Belt Laws

It is a mandatory law to wear a seat belt while driving in Alabama.
 

Alabama Distracted Driving Laws

Texting while driving is banned for all drivers in the State of Alabama.
 

Alabama Teen Driver Laws

Getting a driver’s license is a rite of passage for teens, and Alabama wants to be sure they stay safe while getting theirs. Alabama has implemented graduated licensing laws to ensure that teenagers gain the experience and maturity that’s required to be safe behind the wheel. Graduated licensing laws limit nighttime driving, restrict teen passengers and ensure an adequate amount of supervised driving practice.
 

How Can I Get a Car Insurance Quote in Alabama?

We make it easy to get a quote for car insurance in Alabama. Call us at 888-413-8970 or get a quote online in just a few minutes. We’ll help you decide how to get the best car insurance in Alabama for your needs.
 
 
2 Alabama Department of Insurance, Automobile Insurance FAQs
 
3 Insurance Information Institute, Facts + Statistics: Uninsured Motorists
 
4 Insurance Information Institute, Facts + Statistics: Auto Insurance
 
5 Governors Highway Safety Administration, States
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The AARP Automobile Insurance Program from The Hartford is underwritten by Hartford Fire Insurance Company and its affiliates, One Hartford Plaza, Hartford, CT 06155. It is underwritten in AZ by Hartford Insurance Company of the Southeast; in CA by Hartford Underwriters Insurance Company; in WA, by Hartford Casualty Insurance Company; in MN, by Sentinel Insurance Company; and in MA, MI and PA, by Trumbull Insurance Company. The AARP Homeowners Insurance Program from The Hartford is underwritten by Hartford Fire Insurance Company and its affiliates, One Hartford Plaza, Hartford, CT 06155. It is underwritten in AZ by Hartford Insurance Company of the Southeast; in CA by Property and Casualty Insurance Company of Hartford; in WA, MI and MN, by Trumbull Insurance Company; in MA, by Trumbull Insurance Company, Sentinel Insurance Company, Hartford Insurance Company of the Midwest, and Hartford Accident and Indemnity Company; and in PA, by Hartford Underwriters Insurance Company. Not available in all states, including FL. Specific features, credits and discounts may vary and may not be available in all states in accordance with state filings and applicable law. Applicants are individually underwritten and some may not qualify. The Program is currently unavailable in Canada and U.S. Territories or possessions.

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