Do online car insurance companies offer good insurance policies?

I've seen a lot of smaller, internet-based insurance companies. I think some of them could be considered start-ups. Are their policies good? Am I getting scammed if I sign up for insurance through one?

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“Although they are smaller and less well known, online car insurance companies are perfectly safe and have good policies!
An insurance company’s size or location doesn’t make it any less reputable in most cases. All states have insurance regulations that every company selling insurance must follow. If a company doesn’t, they could lose their license in that state. However, you should definitely check reviews to make sure they don’t delay payouts or provide poor customer service.
It’s important to read over your policy terms and conditions before signing a contract. If you aren’t aware of the coverages included or the rate you’re being charged, you could end up with a policy that isn’t right for you. Being aware of what you’re buying is the first way to avoid being scammed by any company, whether it’s online or not.
If you’re looking for an online company that makes car insurance shopping easy, check out Jerry. In just minutes, you can sign up and compare quotes from over 50 providers to get the best rate for your needs.”
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Emily Maracle
Answered on Sep 09, 2021
Emily Maracle is a car insurance specialist living in New York. Originally from the Pacific Northwest, she has a degree in English Literature and a background in customer service. She enjoys cooking, gardening, and living sustainably. In the future, she can't wait to upgrade to a hybrid or electric car.
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