Seguro para autos del Distrito de Columbia
If you’re looking to get a District of Columbia cotización de seguro para autos
or just need information about buying car insurance in Washington, DC, you’ve come to the right place.
Whether you’re exploring the White House, spotting the numerous Memorials and Monuments, or catching a Washington Nationals game, experienced Washington, DC drivers like you want to feel secure as you travel the roadways of Washington, DC. You can trust in Washington, DC car insurance from the AARP® Auto Insurance
Program from The Hartford,1
because we’ve been protecting AARP members in Washington, DC and their families since 1984.
Required Washington, DC Car Insurance Coverage
Washington, DC law requires the following minimum liability limits on Washington, DC car insurance:2
- $10,000 for property damage per accident.
- $25,000 for bodily injury, per person per accident.
- $50,000 for bodily injury, total per accident.
Additional Car Insurance Coverages and Benefits Available to DC Drivers
For added protection, Washington, DC drivers may also be eligible for the following coverages from the AARP Auto Insurance Program from The Hartford:
- Roadside Assistance
- Gastos de transporte
Car Insurance Benefits Offered to Washington, DC Drivers
- Accident Forgiveness‡
- Desaparición progresiva del deducible‡
- Examen integral de manejo
- New Car Replacement§§
- Servicio de reclamaciones 24/7
Proof of Car Insurance Required in Washington, DC
Washington, DC law requires you to furnish a copy of your car insurance ID card if requested by a police officer or other party if involved in an accident.
If you’re a licensed driver in Washington, DC, it’s smart to keep a copy of your car insurance ID card in your vehicle, along with your registration. Washington, DC 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
Washington, DC Uninsured Driver Facts
According to a 2019 Insurance Research Council report, 19.1 percent of Washington, DC drivers are uninsured. This is below the national average of 12.6%.3
Uninsured/underinsured motorist car insurance
coverage can help with your medical bills if you’re in an accident caused by an uninsured driver or a driver who does not have adequate car insurance coverage. In Washington, DC, your uninsured/underinsured motorist car insurance coverage must have the following minimum coverage amounts:2
- $25,000 per person
- $50,000 per accident
Staying Safe on Washington, DC Roads
As you travel through Washington, DC, there are a number of safe driving laws meant to protect you on Washington, DC’s highways and byways. Here are just a few:4
Washington, DC Seat Belt Laws:
It is a mandatory law to wear a seat belt while driving the roads of Washington, DC.
Washington, DC Distracted Driving Laws:
Texting while driving is banned for all drivers in Washington, DC.
Last Updated: October 16, 2023