How do I insure a car so I can drive it in other states?

I am a big road tripper, and my car is often crossing state lines. I want to make sure I am protected wherever I go. How do I insure my car for other states?

Answer
We love a good road trip!
The good news is you should be insured from state to state for temporary trips, and your coverage should apply to any state in the US.
If you’re crossing any borders and leaving the United States, you may not be covered. If you want to extend your coverage down to Mexico, you will most likely need to buy a separate insurance policy.
That said, it’s a good idea to check with your insurance provider to make sure you’re covered.
However, just because your insurance covers you in every state, doesn’t mean you can buy car insurance from any state. By law, your car insurance must be from your home state.
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melanie reiff
Answered on Oct 27, 2021
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