The State of Nebraska is in the upper Northern Great Plains and Midwest. The Native-American culture consisted of the Pawnee, Apache and Sioux tribes and is the source of the state name, which means flat river. When driving in the state, you will need to demonstrate your “financial responsibility” by carrying car insurance.
Nebraska Motto: “Equality Before the Law”
The Homestead Act of 1862 allowed settlers to move to the open treeless prairie Nebraska territory to build new farms and businesses. On March 1, 1867, Nebraska become a state. The top agricultural crops for the “Cornhusker State” are pork, corn and soybeans.
The Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, Chimney Rock National Historic Site and Scotts Bluff National Monument are popular tourist attractions. The Platte River runs throughout most of the state. The main highways are I-76, I-80, I-129, I-180, I-480 and I-680. The State of Nebraska requires proof of financial responsibility (car insurance) when you drive in the state.
Minimum Nebraska Insurance Coverage
The Nebraska Department of Insurance (NDOI) enforces the requirement that you must carry the proper motor vehicle coverage. Here is the minimum for Nebraska automobile coverage:
- $25,000 for bodily injury or death per person
- $50,000 for bodily injury or death per accident
- $25,000 for property damage or destruction
The State of Nebraska requires you to carry proof of insurance in your motor vehicle.
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Box Butte County
Keya Paha County
Red Willow County
Scotts Bluff County
Penalties for Non-Compliance
“Nebraska Statutes 60-528 Proof of Financial Responsibility” established the penalties for not carrying the proper levels of insurance. The first offense could lead to a fine of up to $1,000, six months jail time and license suspension. The vehicle registration will be suspended until the owner can prove he has insurance and pays the $50 reinstatement fee.
You will need to maintain proof of financial responsibility for three years after a violation for not carrying insurance. Nebraska uninsured motorists rank 44th worst in the nation.
The State of Nebraska has built a hard-working culture on the Northern Great Plains. Find the right insurance coverage, fill out the form above for a free quote.