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Car Insurance for Delaware Drivers

Delaware drivers, you’ve come to the right place if you’re looking to get a car insurance quote or if you just need information about buying car insurance in Delaware. Drivers in the Diamond State are lucky to have beautiful destinations like the Wilmington riverfront and scenic coastlines just a short drive away. 
 
Even if you’re driving a short distance, it’s important to be protected by car insurance you can trust. The AARP® Auto Insurance Program from The Hartford1 has been protecting Delaware AARP members and their families since 1984, and has earned a reputation for integrity and trust. The Hartford’s customers rate us highly for our car insurance claim service, because they can rely on our car insurance to be there when it’s needed most.
 

Car Insurance Benefits Offered to Delaware Drivers

Delaware drivers could receive valuable car insurance benefits from the AARP Auto Insurance Program from The Hartford, including:
 
  • 12-month Rate Protection
  • Lifetime Renewability
  • New Car Replacement§§
  • Accident Forgiveness
  • Disappearing Deductible
  • 24/7 Claim Service

Required Liability Insurance Coverages in Delaware

Delaware state law requires liability car insurance at the following minimum limits:2
 
  • $25,000 for bodily injury, per person per accident
  • $50,000 for bodily injury, total per accident
  • $10,000 for property damage per accident

Proof of Car Insurance in Delaware

Delaware state 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. That’s why it’s a good idea to keep a copy of your ID card in the vehicle with your registration. For added convenience, Delaware is now among the states that will accept an electronic copy of your ID card. With The Hartford’s mobile app, you can store your ID card right on your mobile device. Visit the App Store™ or Google Play™ for more information.
 

Delaware Uninsured Driver Facts

According to a 2012 Insurance Research Council report, 11.5% of Delaware drivers are uninsured. This is below the national average of 12.6%.3
 
Being involved in an accident with an uninsured or underinsured motorist could be financially devastating. Delaware does not require drivers to carry this coverage, but The Hartford offers this valuable benefit to give you peace of mind.
 

Additional Car Insurance Coverages Available to Delaware Drivers

For added protection, Delaware drivers may also be eligible for the following coverages from the AARP Auto Insurance Program from The Hartford:
 
  • Comprehensive
  • Collision
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Increased Rental Reimbursement

Staying Safe on Delaware Roads

As you travel through Delaware, there are a number of safe driving laws meant to protect you on Delaware’s highways and byways. Here are just a few:4
 

Delaware Seat Belt Laws:

Delaware is one of 34 states that have a primary seat belt law – which means that law enforcement can ticket a driver or passenger for not wearing a seat belt without any other traffic violation. 
 

Delaware Distracted Driving Laws:

Delaware has a number of laws in place to discourage distracted driving:
 
  • Hand-held cell phones are banned for all drivers in the State of Delaware.
  • New drivers in Delaware are not allowed to use hand-held or hands-free cell phones.
  • Texting while driving is banned in the State of Delaware.

Delaware Teen Driver Laws:

Getting a driver’s license is a rite of passage for all teenagers, and Delaware wants to be sure they stay safe in the process! Delaware 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. 
 
 
 
 
§ Availability of RecoverCare benefit and benefit levels vary by state. The Hartford RecoverCare Advantage® is a registered mark of The Hartford.
 
If you are age 50 or older, once you're insured through this Program for at least 60 days, you cannot be refused renewal as long as applicable premiums are paid when due. Also, you and other customary drivers of your vehicles must retain valid licenses, remain physically and mentally capable of operating an automobile, have no convictions for driving while intoxicated and must not have obtained your policy through material misrepresentation. Benefit currently not available in HI, MI, NH, NC and TX.
 
§§ Limitations apply.
 
First Accident Forgiveness and the Disappearing Deductible, are only available with the Advantage Plus package. A policy without these benefits is also available. (Call for details.) To qualify for the Accident Forgiveness benefit in most states, all drivers on the policy must have a clean driving record (no accidents or violations) for five consecutive years. First Accident Forgiveness is not available to CA policyholders. To qualify for the Disappearing Collision Deductible benefit in most states, all drivers on the policy must have a clean driving record for three consecutive years. NY drivers are not eligible for the complete disappearance of the deductible, although it will be reduced to a minimum of $100. The Advantage Plus package option, the Disappearing Deductible benefit and the Accident Forgiveness benefit are not available in all states.
 
‡‡ One Deductible applies for any Home policy (Home Advantage or not) if Auto policy is also insured with The Hartford and includes the Advantage Plus package coverage.
 
Additional disclosures below.

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AARP and its affiliates are not insurers. Paid endorsement. The Hartford pays royalty fees to AARP for the use of its intellectual property. These fees are used for the general purposes of AARP. AARP membership is required for Program eligibility in most states.

The AARP Automobile & Homeowners Insurance Program from The Hartford is underwritten by Hartford Fire Insurance Company and its affiliates, One Hartford Plaza, Hartford, CT 06155. In California, the Program is underwritten by Hartford Underwriters Insurance Company. In Washington, the Auto Program is underwritten by Hartford Casualty Insurance Company, and the Home Program is underwritten by Trumbull Insurance Company. In Michigan, the Auto and Home Programs are underwritten by Trumbull Insurance Company. In Minnesota, the Auto Program is underwritten by Sentinel Insurance Company, and the Home Program is underwritten by Trumbull Insurance Company. In Pennsylvania, the Auto Program is underwritten by Trumbull Insurance Company, and the Home Program is underwritten by Hartford Underwriters Insurance Company. Homeowners product is not available in all areas, including the state of Florida. 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 Massachusetts, Canada and U.S. Territories or possessions.

1 In Texas, the Auto Program is underwritten by Southern County Mutual Insurance Company through Hartford Fire General Agency. Hartford Fire Insurance Company and its affiliates are not financially responsible for insurance products underwritten and issued by Southern County Mutual Insurance Company. The Home Program is underwritten by Trumbull Insurance Company.