How much will it be for me to be put on my parents’ car insurance?

I am 17 and am learning how to drive. I know I need car insurance, how much does it cost to be put on my parents’ plan?

Grace Cho · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Learning to drive is an exciting milestone in life and while it can be a little costly to get started, there are ways for you to help save money! Since you are a new or teen driver, your parents’
car insurance
will likely increase.
It is a good idea to be put on your parent’s car insurance plan as young drivers who are 18 will pay on average $5,300 for their plan alone.
Here are some discounts that you personally can obtain to help keep their rate down:
It will also help your parents save money if you share a car with them for a few years, rather than having your own vehicle.
Every insurance company rates young drivers differently. If the quotes your parents get are too high, have them shop around for a
cheaper insurance policy
. The odds are there will be one out there that will suit your family’s needs more.
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