Can I not pay for car insurance?

I’m starting to look into getting my first car. However, I know car insurance is super expensive, and I’m on a pretty tight budget as it is—I really don't want to pay for it. Can I get out of paying for car insurance?

Answer
Fair question! Unfortunately, driving without car insurance is illegal in 48 out of the 50 United States. However, there are some great tips like limiting your yearly mileage that can save you extra on your insurance rates.
Other tips for paying less on car insurance are:
  • Pay annually for the policy
  • Bundle multiple vehicles on the same policy
  • Increase your voluntary excess
  • Look into insurance discounts
Although you can’t drive without insurance, shopping around and comparing multiple auto insurance policies is also a fantastic way to save on your car insurance.
If you want to do this easily, check out the Jerry app! We’ll get you customized quotes from top-of-the-line providers, so that all you need to do is pick the one that works best for you. And once you’ve picked one, we’ll even help you switch!
Best of luck, and may all your rates be low!
Carlos Kirby
Answered on Nov 15, 2021
Carlos has a BA in Media Production and Marketing from Loyola University of Chicago, as well as almost 5 years of content editing and writing experience. He has operated his own freelance creative studio over the past 5 years and aspires to be a Creative Director for an Creative Agency. He is currently located in Chicago, IL and enjoys creating digital art and taking bike rides along the lakefront during his free time!
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