Best Cheap Auto Insurance in Atlanta 30318
Are you looking for cheap auto insurance in Atlanta, Georgia? Auto Insurance Center wants to provide you with the best cheap auto insurance coverage and tell you more about your city.
As the capital of Georgia, Atlanta is known for its role in the civil rights movement, southern hospitality and as important commercial, financial and transportation centers of the southeastern United States.
Before European settlers came to the region, the Atlanta area was first inhabited by Creek Indians. The Creek Indians left the area in the early 1800s and settlers soon began arriving.
Atlanta was founded in 1837. The population quickly grew thanks to the city’s proximity to the Western and Atlantic railroad line, connecting Atlanta to other cities and regions.
Atlanta played a significant role for the Confederate Army during the Civil War, and was a major producer of war materials as well as a transportation and distribution center.
After the war, the city underwent major repairs, including restoring the railroad lines. The population continued to grow in the late 1800s and early 1900s with new economic opportunities.
During the 1960s, Atlanta played a key role in the Civil Rights Movement, including the 1961 sit-in movements to help desegregate public facilities. In 1969, Maynard Jackson was elected as the city’s first African American vice mayor and later mayor in 1973.
Atlanta attractions include: Fox Theatre, Atlanta History Center, Piedmont Park, Centennial Olympic Park, Stone Mountain, Atlanta Botanical Garden and World of Coca-Cola.
Professional sport teams include the Falcons (NFL), Braves (MLB) and Hawks (NBA). The Braves are the only Atlanta team with a championship title, winning the World Series in 1995. Atlanta also hosted the 1996 Summer Olympics.
Atlanta Driving Conditions
Atlanta is classified as a humid subtropical climate. The annual high temperature is 70.3 degrees and the annual low temperature is 52.5 degrees. Summers are hot and humid while winters have an average of 48 freezing days during the season. Rainfall is evenly distributed throughout the year and the area experiences more ice storms than snowfall.
According to a recent report, the Atlanta metro area ranks number 8 for the worst traffic in the world and number 4 for the worst traffic in the U.S.
According to the 2015 Crime in the United States report, Georgia had 308,723 accounts of property crime and 26,482 accounts of vehicle theft. Within cities and metropolitan areas in Georgia, vehicle theft was reported 24,097 times.
Georgia Driver’s License
As a legal resident of Georgia, you’ll need to obtain a Georgia driver’s license. Those with a valid out-of-state license will need to pass the vision exam.
When you visit the DMV, bring your valid out-of-state license, proof of U.S. residency (birth certificate, passport, etc.), proof of Georgia residency and proof of your Social Security number.
Seat Belt Laws
Georgia law states that each occupant of the front seat must wear a seat belt.
Georgia child passenger safety law states that all children under 8 are required to be properly restrained in an appropriate child passenger safety seat or booster seat.
Cell Phone & Texting Laws
Texting while driving is prohibited in Georgia as well as all cell phone use by teenage drivers.
In Georgia, it is illegal to keep a donkey in a bathtub.
You would be surprised how much insurance rates can vary zip code to zip code even if the zip codes are within the same metropolitan area. This can be for various reasons including higher or lower crime rates in a specific zip code area, accident statistics in that zip code, traffic density in different parts of the city, and even different weather conditions depending on what part of the metro area you are in. This can become even more interesting if you live on the border of a different zip code yet your are paying more for insurance than you would if you lived right across the street. While some people will use this to their advantage and give their insurance company a different address than their actual address to save some money it is not advisable as this may be seen as a form of fraud.
To find out what your auto insurance rates will be for you zip code either fill out the quick quote form above or call one or more of the local agents below. It is best to call more than one to get them to compete for your business so that you can get the cheapest rates possible. Many people would rather avoid this effort because its more work but its one of the best ways to get cheap auto insurance quotes.