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What to Do If You're Rear Ended by Another Car
If you've been rear-ended by another car, here's what you need to do to file a successful claim and get properly compensated for the car accident.
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Cheryl Knight
Sep 01, 2020
How Much Car Insurance Costs
When buying car insurance, keep in mind what types you need, including liability, comprehensive, collision, MedPay, PIP, and others.
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Cheryl Knight
Nov 09, 2020
How to Know if You Have the Right Type of Car Insurance For You
As your driving habits change, so should your car insurance. Here’s how to get the most savings while still getting the best coverage for your car.
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Logan Utsman
Dec 03, 2020
Different Types of Car Insurance: Which One Suits You Best?
Understanding the differences between the various types of car insurance can help you find the right plan. Here's what to know about the levels of coverage offered.
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Brady Klopfer
Dec 14, 2020
All About Collision Coverage Car Insurance
By adding collision coverage to your car insurance policy, you insure your car against damage suffered when crashing into another car or object.
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Cheryl Knight
Sep 16, 2020
Collision vs. Comprehensive Car Insurance: How to Tell Which One You Need
Both collision and comprehensive car insurance cover damage to your vehicle, but how do you decide which one to get? This article walks you through some factors to consider when making your decision.
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Elan Mcafee
Sep 15, 2020
Does My Car Insurance Cover Me If I Hit a Pole or Tree?
If you hit a pole or tree with your car and have collision insurance coverage, you can make a claim to your insurance company for the damage.
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Jessica Barrett
Aug 11, 2021

All Questions on Collision Coverage

Can I get a rental car through my insurance if my car is in the shop after an accident?
I got into an accident where I wasn't at fault. Thankfully my insurance is covering repairs, but now I don't have any way to get to work. Is there any way for me to get a rental car through my insurance?
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Eric Schad
Sep 21, 2021
Can I appeal to the state for damages If I hit a pothole on a state highway?
Since the highway is public, I'm wondering if the state will pay for the damage to my rims. How should I get reimbursed for the damage?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 17, 2021
Does car insurance cover tire damage from a pothole?
After hitting a pothole, I realized my tire was damaged and I may need to replace it. Can I make a claim on my insurance?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 17, 2021
What happens if your vehicle was damaged by a pothole?
I hit a pothole on the highway yesterday because I didn't want to risk swerving out of my lane and hitting someone else. Now, my alignment seems off. What should I do?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 17, 2021
Does Progressive cover pothole damage?
I messed up my alignment hitting a pothole that I couldn't avoid on a busy street. Can I make a claim with Progressive?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 17, 2021
Does my auto insurance cover damage from potholes?
I hit a pothole on a street with construction. My steering and alignment now seems very off. Can I use insurance to fix it?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 17, 2021
Does car insurance cover pothole damage?
I hit a nasty pothole on the highway and damaged my alignment. Can I make a claim on my car insurance for the repairs?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 17, 2021
What happens to a car seat in an insurance claim?
I'm planning on making a claim on my collision insurance for a recent accident. If my child's car seat was damaged, can I submit it as part of the claim?
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Sophie Newman
Sep 16, 2021
How much does it cost to fix a car mirror?
How much will I have to pay to repair the side mirror on my car? I knocked it off when I was backing my car into the garage.
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Eric Schad
Sep 13, 2021
What should I do if I think I'm going to hit a deer?
I live in a rural area, and I'm worried about hitting a deer. I see a lot of them run around at odd hours, and while I'm a good driver, I know how quickly they can dash out. I've seen a lot of different advice, so what's the best thing to do in that situation?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
Are engine failures covered by car insurance?
I drive a 1998 Dodge Ram, and I'm worried about my engine giving out based on its age. Would my insurance cover an engine failure?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
Does car insurance cover my tires if I run over a nail?
I ran over a nail while driving and got a flat tire. I used my insurance for roadside assistance, but can I also use it for the tire damage? I don't really want to pay for damage that wasn't my fault.
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
How do I know what my full coverage deductible is?
I have full coverage on my vehicle, but I don't know what my deductible is. How do I find out?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Who is responsible for your deductible in an accident if you aren't at fault?
I was not at fault in an accident. I have to get my car repaired. Will the other driver pay my collision deductible or am I still responsible for it?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Does my insurance cover repairs that are less than my deductible?
I hit a pole when backing out of a parking lot. The repairs are going to be $800, but my collision deductible is $1,000. Will my insurance still cover my repairs?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Do you pay your collision deductible if you're at fault in an accident?
I hit another car in an intersection and was at fault. My car needs repairs. Since I was at fault, am I responsible for paying my deductible?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
Is my collision deductible required if someone hit me?
I was rear-ended at a stop light. I have to submit a claim for damage, but do I have to pay my deductible? Would the at-fault driver's insurance cover it?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
What's the best deductible to have on your insurance?
My car insurance company is offering deductibles between $0-$2,500. I'm not sure what I should select for comprehensive and collision insurance. What's recommended?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
What deductible should I have with full coverage?
I am adding comprehensive and collision coverage to my car insurance. I have to choose a deductible. What's better: $500 or $1000?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 09, 2021
What does snowmobile insurance typically cover?
I need to insure my snowmobiles. What can I expect to be included on a policy?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 02, 2021
What's important to know about scooter insurance?
I'm looking into getting scooter insurance for my new scooter. Is there anything I need to know? I've never had to get insurance before.
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Emily Maracle
Sep 02, 2021
What type of scooter insurance should I get?
I want to make sure my new scooter is fully covered and I see that basic and full coverage are both options. Which is better?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 02, 2021
What should you do if your car spins out of control?
I've heard varying things and conflicting advice on what you should do if your car spins out of control. How do you stay safe when your car spins out of control?
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Eric Schad
Aug 27, 2021
Will the color of my car increase the rate of my insurance?
Will the color I pick for my car make my insurance policy higher? I am getting a new 2021 Kia Soul and will have it custom-painted in Psychotic Illusions Chameleon. I am really excited, but my dad said that wild paint colors may make the insurance company think I am a fast driver and increase my insurance cost. Is this true?
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Shannon Martin
Aug 25, 2021
When can you reduce coverage on your car insurance?
I am carrying full coverage and liability limits of 100/300. I'm trying to save money and am considering reducing my coverage. Is there a recommended time to reduce do so?
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Emily Maracle
Aug 20, 2021
What types of car insurance are there?
I am looking for my first car insurance policy. What are the different types of insurance available? Are there any types of insurance I'm required to have?
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Emily Maracle
Aug 19, 2021
Should I pay for accidentally damaging my driving instructor's car?
I was operating my driving instructor's car when I accidentally drove over the curb and hit a light pole. The car suffered some minor damage and there were no injuries. My instructor said he doesn't have full-coverage insurance and he wants me to pay for repairs. Should I pay?
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Mariah Lee
Aug 06, 2021
Is your car protected if someone who isn't on your insurance wrecks it?
My friend borrowed my car and got into an accident. I have full coverage on my policy. Will my insurance still cover the damage?
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Emily Maracle
Jul 29, 2021
What happens to your insurance when you pay off your car?
I just paid off my 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage. Will my insurance rate go down since I no longer have a car loan? Will there be any other changes to my policy?
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Emily Maracle
Jul 29, 2021
Does your car insurance change once you pay off your car loan?
My car will be paid off next month. Do I need to do anything with my car insurance? Will my coverage change?
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Emily Maracle
Jul 29, 2021

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