The right auto insurance policy can help get you back on the road quickly if your car is damaged or destroyed by accident, fire, theft, or another covered event. Your policy may also provide protection against medical and legal expenses resulting from injury, loss of life, or property damage caused by an accident involving your vehicle. An auto insurance policy is a contract between you and an insurance company. You pay a premium, and in exchange, the insurance company promises to pay for specific car-related financial losses during the term of the policy. Work with us to determine the best car insurance for you.
How much auto insurance is right for you?
Auto insurance requirements vary by state. In California, to drive you must carry:
Liability coverage – to pay for losses you cause others
To finance a car, it is usually necessary to have insurance which covers damage to your vehicle. Unofficially known as "full coverage", Comprehensive and Collision coverage covers your vehicle for physical damage. This includes:
Collision insurance coverage pays for damage caused to your vehicle in an automobile accident. Standard collision coverage will pay for any repairs up to the fair market value of your car. Collision coverage usually also comes with an insurance deductible. It’s the amount of money you pay toward repairs before your collision insurance kicks in. The higher the deductible you’re willing to pay, the less the collision coverage will cost.
Comprehensive (Other Than Collision) Insurance
Comprehensive insurance covers damage done to your car in some way other than a collision, such as if it were stolen or vandalized. Flood, hurricane, theft, windshield damage and fire are also events usually covered by comprehensive car insurance. Like collision, comprehensive will pay up to the fair market value of your car (less your insurance deductible). And although it’s not legally required by California, you will probably need it if your car is financed.
Every person is unique – Call us today to find out how to get the best price and value on auto insurance for you.