Best Auto Insurance Rates in Port St. Lucie, FL

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Home to PGA Tour Events, and the New York Mets spring training, Port St. Lucie is a great place for sports. But, do you know about all the celebrities that have once called Port St. Lucie home? Among them, Megan Fox, Larry Sanders, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, and many more athletes have all lived in Port St. Lucie. So, it makes sense that Port St. Lucie drivers should spend less on car insurance.

Average Port St. Lucie Car Insurance Rates

How much is car insurance in Port St. Lucie, FL? The average cost of car insurance in Port St. Lucie is higher than both the state and national average. Prices may vary depending on your driving history, policy limits, coverage, and the number of insurance claims filed in your zip code.

On average, auto insurance in Florida costs $1,140.84 per year. The national average cost is $866.31.

Florida Average Annual Car Insurance Rates
Coverage Rates
Liability $837.24
Collision $259.86
Comprehensive $111.71
Total Cost Per Year $1,140.84
Price Per Month $95.07

QuoteWizard helps consumers compare quotes from both national insurance companies and local independent agents. Comparing quotes can help you find cheap car insurance rates near Port St. Lucie, Florida and save up to 40% on your premium.

Last year, 5,055 people used QuoteWizard to get an auto insurance quote comparison in Port St. Lucie, FL from multiple companies and find the cheapest rates.

Top 10 Vehicles in Port St. Lucie

This is our list of the most common car makes and models owned by Port St. Lucie drivers requesting quotes through QuoteWizard last year.

  1. Ford F150
  2. Hyundai Sonata GLS
  3. Kia Soul
  4. Ford Mustang
  5. Honda Accord LX/EX
  6. Honda Civic EX
  7. Toyota Corolla S/LE
  8. Toyota Camry LE/XLE
  9. Nissan Altima 2.5 S
  10. Chevrolet Blazer
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Best Car Insurance Companies in Port St. Lucie

This is our list of the most common car insurance companies reported by QuoteWizard users living in Port St. Lucie, FL last year. Of the 5,055 people who requested quotes, only 150 were uninsured.

Port St. Lucie Drivers

According to the 2015 Best Drivers Report published by Allstate Insurance, Port St. Lucie, Florida ranked fifth out of 200 cities for safe driving. While most US drivers go 10 years without having an accident, drivers here are involved in crashes every 12.7 years.

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Driving Conditions

Driving conditions like weather and traffic congestion are factors that can influence your insurance rates.

Weather

Port St. Lucie, FL enjoys a sub-tropical climate. On average, residents can expect 225 sunny days and around 108 days with any measurable precipitation in a year. Port St. Lucie receives an average of 52 inches of rain a year and it virtually never experiences snow.

Road Conditions

TRIP reports that 63% of the Florida coast’s major roads have pavement conditions rated as poor or mediocre. These road conditions costs drivers $387 a year in extra vehicle operating costs, on average. These costs are a direct result of driving on rough roads that damage cars and waste gas because of delays due to congestion. They’re also a factor in car accidents.

Traffic Congestion

Traffic data provider Inrix reported that the Palm Coast-Daytona Beach-Port Orange area resident commuters were delayed 20 hours annually. These delays cost area commuters an average of $471 per commuter in congestion costs.

Moving Violations

Moving violations such as speeding tickets, failure to stop, accidents, and drunk driving can give you a bad driving record and raise your rates.

Traffic Tickets

The Port St. Lucie Police Department website allows you to pay traffic citations and tells drivers how to plead not guilty and contest tickets. You can also sign up for driver improvement school.

In 2015, the Port St. Lucie Police Department issued 7,147 traffic citations. That’s a 33% decrease from the 10,825 traffic citations issued in 2014. 

Port St. Lucie DUIs

Getting a DUI can cause all kinds of problems, especially increasing your rates. After your rates go up, legal and financial woes can stick around for months. Brevard County Sheriff’s office provides DUI data and updates via its website.  At the end of the day, a DUI can typically cost between $10,000 and $15,000.

SR-22 and FR-44 DUI Insurance

A DUI conviction may require you to obtain an SR-22 or FR-44 form. Request a quote and we'll will connect you with local agents from top companies that specialize in Port St. Lucie DUI insurance.

Car Accident Statistics

Port St. Lucie Police recorded 2,118 motor vehicle crashes in 2016 resulting in 1,389 injuries. This is a slight dencrease from the 1,985 car accidents reported in 2015.

2015 Top Traffic Accident Locations in Port St. Lucie Area

Source: Port St. Lucie Police Department Annual Report
Intersection Reported Incidents
S.W. Port St. Lucie Boulevard/ S.W. Bayshore Boulevard 53
S.W. Port St. Lucie Boulevard/ S.E. Westmoreland Boulevard 41
S.W. Port St. Lucie Boulevard/ S.E. Floresta Drive 39
S.W. Port St. Lucie Boulevard/ S.W. Gatlin Boulevard 39
S.W. Bayshore Boulevard/ S.W. Port St. Lucie Boulevard 31
S.E. Port St Lucie Boulevard/ S.E. Veterans Memorial Parkway 29
S. U.S, Highway 1/ S.E. Lennard Road 28
S.W. Gatlin Boulevard/ S.W. Port St. Lucie Boulevard 27
N.W. St. Lucie West Boulevard/ S.W. California Boulevard 25
N.W. St. Lucie West Boulevard/ N.W. Peacock Boulevard 25
S. U.S. Highway 1/ S.E. Lennard Road 21
S.W. Gatlin Boulevard/ Interstate 95 Highway 20
S. U.S. Highway 1/ S.E. Port St. Lucie Boulevard 19
N.W. St. Lucie West Boulevard/ Interstate 95 Highway 18
S.W. Crosstown Parkway/ S.W. Bayshore Boulevard 18
S.W. Gatlin Boulevard/ S.W. Savona Boulevard 18
S.W. Port St. Lucie Boulevard/ S.W. Cameo Boulevard 18
Total Incidents Reported 469

Traffic Fatalities

Port St. Lucie Police reported nine fatal car crashes in 2016. This was an improvement over the thirteen fatalaities in 2015..

Vehicle Theft Rates

Port St. Lucie reported 85 vehicle thefts in 2016. This is a rate of 0.47 thefts per 1,000 residents, which is a fraction of the rate for the US as a whole—2.20 per 1,000 people. With an estimated population of 185,132, this is an extremely low rate.

Legal Minimum Auto Insurance Requirements

Port St. Lucie, Florida has a minimum coverage requirement known as the 10/20/10 rule. This means each policy must include at least:

  • Individual Bodily Injury Liability (BIL): $10,000.
    The most insurance companies will pay for one person injured in a car accident. It applies only to people named on your policy.
  • Total Bodily Injury Liability: $20,000.
    The maximum your insurer will pay in total for everyone injured in a car accident. It applies to you and people not named on your policy.
  • Property Damage Liability (PIL): $10,000.
    The total your insurance company will pay for property damage caused by a car crash. This includes all physical damage such as vehicle damage and damage to road fixtures. If you hit a telephone pole or road sign, you’re covered.

Save With Car Insurance Discounts

If you want to find low-cost car insurance, discounts are one of the best ways to lower your insurance rates. Below are only some of the car insurance discounts available to drivers in Port St, Lucie. Get a free quote to find out which discounts you may qualify for.

  1. Bundle your auto policy with your homeowners, renters, or life insurance. Bundling is one of the best discounts because can save you more than any other single discount. Bundling insurance policies together under one insurer can knock as much as 15% off your premium
  2. Are you married or getting married soon? Some insurers offer a discount to married couples
  3. Drivers 55 and older could qualify for either the senior discount or the 55 and retired discount
  4. Keep your driving record clean with no tickets or accidents and you may qualify for the accident-free or safe driver discount
  5. Have good credit. If your credit rating has recently improved, get a quote. You may find yourself paying a smaller premium
  6. Active duty and retired members of the Military, National Guard, or Reserves are entitled to discounts for their service
  7. Study hard in school and maintain at least a B grade point average to qualify for the good student discount
  8. Get a new car to qualify for the new car discount. If the car has safety features like anti-lock brakes or electronic stability control, you might be entitled to additional discounts
  9. Live in a safe neighborhood with low crime and good drivers where residents file few insurance claims. Residents of zip codes with high crime and poor driving conditions file more of the claims that lead to higher rates
  10. Shop around and compare Port St. Lucie car insurance rate quotes

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