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Did you know? The average New York auto insurance premium in December 2013 was $1,328.00 for a 12-month policy. It appears that rates have increased since November 2013 when average rates in New York were around $1,325.00 for a 12-month policy.
Average Premiums for Auto Insurance In New York
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Since rates have increased in recent months, it’s important to continue to save money and find great coverage on New York auto insurance. Be sure to ask your New York car insurance agent about a Home-Auto Discount which can save you up to 25% or more on your home and auto insurance. Also, check your coverages on a regular basis to make sure you have enough auto insurance coverage in the event of a accident or other claim.
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New York Auto Insurance Coverage Requirements
Bodily Injury: New York drivers are required by law to carry a minimum of $25,000 of bodily injury coverage with a maximum of $50,000 per accident. Bodily injury coverage provides for lost wages, funeral expenses and medical expenses in the event of an accident where injuries are sustained.
Property Damage: Drivers in New York must carry a minimum of $10,000 in property damage liability coverage for every owned vehicle. This coverage protects drivers from damages caused to private and public property damaged in an accident.
New York Recommended Coverages
- Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage- a type of insurance which pays for the damages caused by uninsured and underinsured drivers.
- Comprehensive and Collision Coverage- a type of insurance coverage which pays for damages caused by storms and other natural disasters
Another way to save money on New York car insurance premiums is to take advantage of auto insurance discounts that can save you money in your area.
Auto Insurance Tools and Tips:
- Auto Insurance Quiz- Why do you really pay what you do for auto insurance? Quiz yourself!
- Teen Driver Contract- Download our free teen driver contract and start protecting your teens on the road today.
- Car Insurance RateReport: See how your premiums add up against other drivers in the country with our interactive RateReport map.
New York Most Stolen Vehicles
Some specific vehicle models are known for being more commonly stolen than others. Owning one of these vehicles may affect your auto insurance rates. Check out the most commonly stolen vehicles in New York:
The Top 10 Most Stolen Vehicles in New York
Source: — 2007 National Insurance Crime Bureau.
New York Driver Licensing Rules/Regulations:
Do you know New York's laws on texting and driving and how long a child must be in a safety restraint? How about the minimum auto insurance liability requirements?
- Texting while driving banned
- All handheld devices banned
- Child restraint through age 7
- Liability minimum requirement: 25/50/10*
- * Liability insurance coverage limits indicate how much of each type of liability coverage you could receive in a maximum payout after an accident and are typically expressed in the following 3-number ratio:Bodily injury coverage per person/Bodily injury coverage per incident/Property damage per incident
Think you know everything about auto laws in New York? Did you know this?
Jaywalking is legal as long as you donít walk diagonally.
Laws about licensing new drivers vary per state and are unique in New York. Drivers shopping for New York teen auto insurance should review the laws regarding young drivers in their state. A summary of New York young driver and driver licensing regulations are listed below, as per the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS):
|To earn a New York learners permit you must be of this minimum age:||16|
|Before getting a New York drivers license you must have a learners permit for:||6 months|
|Also, you must have this minimum amount of supervised driving time:||50 hours, 15 of which must be at night|
|To earn a New York driver's license you must be of the minimum age:||16, 6 months|
|During your restricted license stage, you are not allowed to drive between:||9 pm-5 am|
|Also, you are required to comply with the following passenger restrictions:||no more than 1 passenger younger than 21|
|The minimum age at which your restricted nighttime hours may be lifted in New York is:||17 (18 without driver education)|
|The minimum age at which your passenger restrictions may be lifted in New York is:||17 (18 without driver education)|
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For additional information about specific auto insurance laws in New York, visit the New York Department of Insurance website.