How do I change my car insurance to another car?

I want to buy a new car for myself, but my wife handles the insurance in the house. How can I change my car insurance to another car?

Answer
Car insurance usually follows the car, not the driver—it’s great you’re already aware of this! Luckily, transferring your policy to another car is as simple as giving your agent a call.
The agent will ask for some vehicle ID information and then walk you through some different coverage options recommended for the new car. (If you want to keep the same amount of coverage, that’s cool too.)
The last thing to watch out for is a potential lapse in coverage. Make sure the last date of coverage on the old car is directly before the start date of coverage on the new car, otherwise you could face financial consequences down the road.
If you ever need to switch a car to a new insurance company, Jerry is here to help! In a matter of minutes you’ll be presented with dozens of competitive quotes to compare. Swapping is just as effortless. Jerry takes care of all the paperwork and phone calls to make your experience hassle-free.
Carlos Kirby
Answered on Nov 04, 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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