Connecticut Car Insurance

Car Insurance in Connecticut

In the state of Connecticut you can satisfy the states requirements of financial responsibility one way by securing an auto insurance policy through a state licensed insurance company. Below are the corresponding tabs with the minimum requirements to satisfy your financial responsibility to drive. The Penalties tab covers the consequences for not carrying insurance or driving without proof of insurance. Review these tabs and our supplemental insurance pages on purchasing, car insurance discounts, and claims to make sure you are 100 % prepared to take responsibility for driving on the roads. The best insurance of course is to take your Connecticut online drivers ed course and learn to be a safe driver with igottadrive.com.

Purchasing auto insurance to meet your financial responsibilities in the state of Connecticut requires all drivers to carry the following minimum amounts of insurance. These minimums will get you on the road however you should consult your insurance agent to make sure you are properly covered for potential incidents that you may encounter. Even as a new or returning driver discounts are available to help you better protect you and your vehicle.

Minimum requirements:

$20,000 in coverage per person per accident for bodily injury liability*
$40,000 in coverage per accident for bodily injury liability*
$10,000 in coverage per accident for property damage liability*
Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist coverage of at least $20,000 per person/$40,000 per accident

Accepted proof of insurance:

When you are requested to provide proof of insurance coverage, a declaration page or valid permanent insurance card identifying the vehicle(s) in question are the only acceptable forms of verification. Temporary insurance cards, bills, or binders are not acceptable.

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For more information about insurance in the state of Connecticut you can contact the Connecticut DMV at 860-263-5725 or visit the Connecticut DMV web site.

The state of Connecticut takes driving with out being properly covered or not having the financial wherewithal to cover an auto accident very seriously. The following  list of penalties are in place to keep people from taking the risk of driving with out coverage. These penalties are to be taken seriously and are here to help protect  you and your automobile in the event you are in an accident.

State Penalties:

Suspension of registration
Loss of all privileges to renew or register ANY motor vehicle
Pay an uninsured motorist civil penalty for each lapse of insurance of $200.00.

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For more information about insurance in the state of Connecticut you can contact the Connecticut DMV at 860-263-5725 or visit the Connecticut DMV web site.