What is comprehensive car insurance?

My dad says I should get comprehensive insurance for the used car I'm buying. What does it cover?

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Comprehensive insurance covers damage to your car caused by incidents other than collisions. For example, it can kick in if your car is stolen or if a really bad storm or other act of nature damages your vehicle. Most of the time, this coverage is used for damage sustained while you’re not driving your vehicle.
If you’d like to learn more about comprehensive coverage, check out this article: All About Comprehensive Coverage Car Insurance.
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Savannah Grabek
Answered on Mar 12, 2021
Savannah Grabek is an expert in Personal Lines insurance. She has 5 years experience in the insurance industry. Savannah began her carrier working with just property insurance and is now tenured in all personal line including home, auto, motorcycle, boat and umbrella. She previously worked for GEICO and has now been working with Jerry insurance for the past year. Savannah lives in New York with her son, fiancé, and puppy Bear. In her free time she enjoys spending quality time with her family and hiking with her dog.
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