About 14 percent of drivers in America do not have auto insurance, according to a Wall Street Journal article from December 2013. Currently New Hampshire is the only state that does not require drivers to carry auto insurance. But regardless of the fact that most states require it, some drivers continue to travel the nation's roadways without adequate coverage. Watch our video below to find out how to protect yourself in the event of an auto accident with an uninsured or underinsured driver.

If you are injured in an auto accident caused by one of these drivers, you could be on the hook for many thousands of dollars in medical bills. By making sure you are adequately protected against uninsured and underinsured drivers, you can better ensure you will be able to pay for medical expenses in the event of a serious accident.