§ 32-7-1 Citation of chapter
§ 32-7-2 Definitions
§ 32-7-3 Administration of chapter; appeal to court
§ 32-7-4 Director to furnish operating record
§ 32-7-5 Report required following accident
§ 32-7-6 Security required; suspensions; applicability
§ 32-7-6.1 Motor vehicle liability insurance coverage
§ 32-7-7 Further exceptions to requirement of security
§ 32-7-8 Duration of suspension
§ 32-7-9 Application to nonresidents, unlicensed drivers, unregistered motor vehicles and accidents in other states
§ 32-7-10 Form and amount of security
§ 32-7-11 Custody, disposition and return of security
§ 32-7-12 Matters not to be evidence in civil actions
§ 32-7-13 Courts to report nonpayment of judgments
§ 32-7-14 Suspension of license, registration, or operating privilege for nonpayment of judgment
§ 32-7-15 Suspension to continue until judgments paid and proof given
§ 32-7-16 Payments sufficient to satisfy requirements
§ 32-7-17 Installment payment of judgments
§ 32-7-18 Proof of financial responsibility required upon certain convictions
§ 32-7-19 Alternate methods of giving proof; registration of motor vehicle of person required to give proof
§ 32-7-20 Certificate of insurance as proof
§ 32-7-21 Certificate furnished by nonresident as proof
§ 32-7-22 Motor vehicle liability policy defined; policy provisions
§ 32-7-23 Uninsured motorist coverage; “uninsured motorist” defined; limitation on recovery
§ 32-7-24 Notice of cancellation or termination of certified policy
§ 32-7-25 Chapter not to affect other policies
§ 32-7-26 Bond as proof of financial responsibility
§ 32-7-27 Money or securities as proof
§ 32-7-28 Owner may give proof for others
§ 32-7-29 Substitution of proof
§ 32-7-30 Additional proof may be required
§ 32-7-31 Duration of proof; when proof may be cancelled or returned
§ 32-7-32 Transfer of registration to defeat purpose of chapter prohibited
§ 32-7-33 Surrender of license and registration
§ 32-7-34 Self-insurers
§ 32-7-35 Assigned risk plans
§ 32-7-36 Exceptions
§ 32-7-37 Other violations; penalties
§ 32-7-38 Employment of necessary employees
§ 32-7-40 Chapter supplemental to other laws
§ 32-7-41 Chapter not to prevent other process
§ 32-7-42 Uniformity of interpretation
§ 32-7-43 Nondiscriminatory application

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 32 > Chapter 7

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • director: The Secretary of the Alabama State Law Enforcement Agency. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • highway: The entire width between the boundary lines of every way publicly maintained when any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Mortgagor: The person who pledges property to a creditor as collateral for a loan and who receives the money.
  • MOTOR VEHICLE: Every vehicle which is self-propelled and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power obtained from overhead trolley wires, but not operated upon rails, except for electric personal assistive mobility devices. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
  • nonresident: Every person who is not a resident of this state. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
  • owner: A person, other than a lienholder, having the property in or title to a vehicle. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
  • person: Every natural person, firm, copartnership, association, or corporation. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Power of attorney: A written instrument which authorizes one person to act as another's agent or attorney. The power of attorney may be for a definite, specific act, or it may be general in nature. The terms of the written power of attorney may specify when it will expire. If not, the power of attorney usually expires when the person granting it dies. Source: OCC
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • real property: includes lands, tenements and hereditaments. See Alabama Code 1-1-1
  • registration: The registration certificate or certificates and registration plates issued under the laws of this state pertaining to the registration of vehicles. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
  • state: A state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a province of Canada. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • vehicle: Every device in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway, excepting devices moved by human power or used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks or electric personal assistive mobility devices; provided, that for the purposes of this title, a bicycle or a ridden animal shall be deemed a vehicle, except those provisions of this title, which by their very nature can have no application. See Alabama Code 32-1-1.1