How do I find insurance on another car?

I accidentally hit someone’s car on my way out of a parking spot. I had to get to work so I left my contact information and insurance details on a note and stuck it on their windshield. But I’m curious to know if they have insurance. How do I find insurance on another car?

Answer
If you’ve hit someone’s car, you should always report it to the police. They can help you file a report and get in contact with the car’s owner. The police report is very important in your situation as it’s the only way that you can acquire someone else’s car insurance information.
With the police report, you would have just reason to request the other driver’s insurance information. You can request this info from either the police department or DMV.
Since you left your information, you can expect to be contacted by the other person’s insurance company anyway. But you should still try to file a report with the police if you can.
If the accident on your record causes your car insurance rates to spike, check out the Jerry app to see how much you can save. Once you download Jerry, just answer a handful of questions that will take you roughly 45 seconds to complete and you’ll immediately get car insurance quotes for coverage similar to your current plan. Jerry customers save an average of $879 a year.
Chloe Jenkins
Answered on Nov 26, 2021
Chloe has a BA in Communication and Media Arts from Montclair State University and more than four years of experience in content writing, editing, and research. Before getting behind the keyboard at Jerry, Chloe was an Assistant Coordinator at her university and a film enthusiast working for the Montclair Film Festival. When she's not writing about car insurance, she spends her time with her pets, playing video games, or enjoying long weekend hikes.
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