What does full-coverage car insurance really mean?

I hear the term "full-coverage insurance" all the time, but I've gotten conflicting answers about what it is. Can you explain it to me?

“Great question! The term “”full coverage”” can mean different things depending on who you are speaking with, and it can be confusing.
To some, full coverage means you have liability coverage along with comprehensive coverage and collision coverage.
To others, it means you have all of the previously mentioned coverages, as well as rental reimbursement coverage and towing and labor coverage.
When you are shopping for car insurance, make sure you are clear about the coverages you need.
Using an insurance-shopping tool like Jerry can help! Jerry shops with over 40 carriers and lays out all the available coverage options for each in an easy-to-read format. “
Shannon Martin
Answered on May 06, 2021
Shannon is an expert in personal lines liability insurance with 13 + years of insurance industry experience. She also served as a special insurance liaison to AARP members for 6 of those years. She is a graduate of UL Lafayette and currently resides in NY with her family. Shannon is also an amateur juggler, ukulele player, and is a time travel paradox theory enthusiast.

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