Am I covered to drive my uncle's Jeep?
My car is getting repaired, and my uncle said I could borrow his Jeep for a few weeks. I am not listed as a driver on his policy, but my policy is still active. Will I be covered if there is an accident?
Apr 26, 2021
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Answered at Apr 26, 2021
“Insurance follows the car, not the driver. In most cases, you will be covered to borrow the Jeep for a short period. There can be a few significant exceptions, so make sure to review them with your uncle before driving.
Some carriers only provide coverage for drivers named in the policy. Other carriers allow occasional operators to be covered, but the term “”occasional”” may mean once a month or once a week. I
f there is an accident and the liability insurance payout is more than what his policy covers, your insurance carrier may pay the rest.
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