Expert Advice for Young Drivers

All Questions on Young Drivers

How do I reduce car insurance rates for a first-time driver?
My daughter is a first-time driver and I need to get insurance for her. How do I find the cheapest insurance?
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 13, 2021
Where can I find the cheapest insurance rate for my 17-year-old?
My 17-year-old son just started driving, and he needs insurance. Where can I get the cheapest rates in California?
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Rachel Juillerat
Sep 13, 2021
How do I add my son to my car insurance policy with The General?
I have insurance with The General. My son just got his driver's license, and I want to add him to my policy. However, I've heard that adding younger drivers can be expensive, and I've never had to add a new driver to my policy before. How do I go about doing this?
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Eric Schad
Sep 13, 2021
How do I add a new car to my Progressive insurance policy?
I want to add a new car to my Progressive insurance. My daughter just graduated college, and as a present, I'm planning to get her a new car. I've never had to add a car to my insurance policy, though, and I'm not sure where to start—so how do I add a car to a Progressive car insurance policy?
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Eric Schad
Sep 13, 2021
What happens if I'm caught driving without a permit in New York?
I'm 15 and haven't gotten my permit yet. I want to practice driving, but can anything happen if I am caught without a permit?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
Can I get in trouble if I take my parents' car without their permission?
I'm 16 and want to get my permit. My parents won't let me practice driving yet. I'm considering taking their car to practice at night. What could happen if I take their car without permission?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
Do you have to have a license to drive in Michigan?
I'm 16 and don't have my license. I know how to drive, but I haven't been able to pass my driving test. Can I still drive?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
Can I get in trouble if I drive without an adult in Iowa?
I recently got my permit. My parents said I can only drive on specific days and times. I want to practice driving more. Would I get in trouble if I drive alone?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
What is the average cost of insurance for a 21-year-old?
I'm 21 and I have to get car insurance for the first time. I was previously on my parent's policy. How much can I expect to spend?
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Emily Maracle
Sep 10, 2021
Why is car insurance so much more expensive for younger drivers?
Why are younger drivers charged so much for car insurance? I'm 20 and I don't get why my car insurance is so expensive.
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Tessa Szakacs
Sep 09, 2021
How much is car insurance for a 16-year-old?
What will a teenager typically pay for car insurance each month? I just turned 16 and I want to start driving as soon as possible.
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Carol Chung
Sep 09, 2021
How do I fill up a car with petrol or gas?
How do you put gas in a car? I finally got my first car! But sadly, I don't know how to fill the gas tank.
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Eric Schad
Aug 30, 2021
Who is responsible for a parking ticket—the driver, or the owner of the car?
Do I have to pay for this parking ticket? Unbeknownst to me, my daughter took my car downtown last week and received a parking ticket. I only know this because I received a letter from the DMV. Since she was driving, shouldn't she be responsible for paying for this ticket?
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Shannon Martin
Aug 26, 2021
How complicated is it to get a hardship license as a minor in Texas?
I am 16 years old and due to the driving age limit in Texas, I am not able to get a full-fledged driver's license yet. Since my dad was laid off from work, I work a part-time job to help out with the bills and stuff. My buddy just quit and I can't get a ride to work like I used to. I need to be able to drive myself and I don't want to do it illegally; is there any way for me to get a hardship license?
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Shannon Martin
Aug 25, 2021
What impacts your car insurance rate?
I'm a new driver and insurance prices are outrageous. I don't understand how anyone affords a car with these rates. Why is my rate so high?
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Emily Maracle
Aug 19, 2021
How do I find good car insurance?
I am moving away from home for the first time and need to get my own car insurance right? How do I find good car insurance?
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Lauren Smith
Aug 16, 2021
What kind of car insurance coverage do you recommend for a teen driver with a newer vehicle?
I'm 18 and my dad gave me a 2020 Toyota as a gift. What kind of car insurance should I get?
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Alexah Grinnell
Aug 09, 2021
How do you get cheap liability insurance for a teen and parent in NC?
I'm looking for cheap liability car insurance for myself and my 17-year-old son in North Carolina. What can I do to secure the lowest premium?
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Savannah Grabek
Aug 06, 2021
Will the number of cars on the policy affect how much we'll pay for insurance?
I'm 17 and I want to be added to my parents' car insurance policy. I also want to eventually add my own car to the policy, which means we'll be insuring three cars in total. Will the number of cars on the policy affect how much we'll pay for insurance?
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Mariah Lee
Aug 06, 2021
Can I add my granddaughter to my car insurance in Minnesota?
Can I add my granddaughter to my policy if she visits me frequently? When she visits, she drives my car. She is in high school and just got her license.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 21, 2021
What happens if I don't add my 16-year-old to my car insurance policy?
What are the consequences if I don't insure my teenage son? My son is in the process of getting his license. Given the astronomical rates for insuring male teenagers, I'm not keen on adding him to my policy.
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Sophie Newman
Jul 20, 2021
Can I get a discount on my car insurance for good grades?
Do any insurance companies offer discounts for good grades? I am 17 and a good student. I'm getting insurance for the first time.
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Emily Maracle
Jul 07, 2021

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