Alabama Auto Insurance Policy Requirements

Q: What kinds of coverage are included in a basic Alabama auto insurance policy?

A: These are the primary types of auto insurance in your Alabama auto insurance policy:

  1. Liability Coverage
    1. Because insurance always separates the concepts of people and property, there are two types of liability insurance:
      1. Bodily Injury Liability Coverage
      2. Property Damage Liability Coverage
    2. In the state of Alabama you must have liability coverage by law. In addition to having a valid driver’s license in order to be a legal driver in Alabama, your auto insurance policy must include a minimum liability coverage:
      1. 25/50/25” (Alabama’s minimum auto insurance requirement)
      2. $25,000 for injury/death to one person.
      3. $50,000 for injury/death to more than one person.
      4. $25,000 for damage to property.
    3. Liability minimums vary for vehicles that are on lease
  2. Collision Coverage is required by law if you have not completely financed your vehicle. If your vehicle is completely paid for, however, then it is recommended that you include collision as an option though it is not required.
  3. Comprehensive Coverage is required by law if your vehicle is financed. Otherwise, you can choose comprehensive as an option on your Alabama auto insurance policy.
  4. Medical Payments Coverage is always advisable but not required for Alabama auto insurance policies.
  5. Uninsured (and Underinsured) Motorist Coverage is also an advisable but not mandatory insurance option in Alabama.
  6. Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Coverage is not a requirement for Alabama auto insurance policies.
  7. Other Options
    1. Towing Coverage
    2. Rental Coverage
    3. Loan/Lease Gap Coverage
Q: Is Alabama a No-Fault state? 
A: No, Alabama is not a state that uses no-fault insurance policies.
Q: How can I obtain a discount on an Alabama auto insurance policy
A: Many qualifiers can help you save money on auto insurance policies. Please review our list of for guidance.
Q: Where can I find more information about Alabama auto insurance? 
A: These well-respected internet resources offer more information on Alabama insurance:

  1. Alabama Insurance Resources
    1. The Alabama Motor Vehicle Division (MVD) is responsible for issuing motor vehicle titles, maintaining vehicle registration information and enforcing the Mandatory Liability Insurance Act. The Insurance Advisory Council of the MVD explores frequently asked questions about mandatory auto insurance requirements.
    2. The Alabama Department of Insurance (ADOI) is a regulatory agency that carries out state insurance laws and provides the public with information on several kinds of insurance.
  2. National Insurance Resources

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