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What do car insurance companies need for a quote?
To provide you with an auto insurance quote, the agent will likely also ask for the following: Personal information. This may include the dates of birth, Social Security numbers and driver’s license numbers for each family member who will be on the policy. Driving history.
What are factors that will affect your car insurance quote?
Factors that affect your car insurance premium
- The driver’s age.
- The vehicle you drive.
- Where you park your car at home.
- Your insurance excess.
- Market value insurance.
- The regular driver.
- The type of insurance you take out.
- Whether or not there’s finance on the vehicle.
What should you not say to car insurance?
What Not to Say to an Insurance Company After a Car Accident
- Don’t make any statements right after an accident.
- Don’t admit fault.
- Don’t say you are uninjured.
- Don’t give an official statement or recorded statement.
- Don’t accept a settlement without consulting an attorney.
- Stick to the facts.
- Medical records.
What should you consider before getting auto insurance?
Step 1: How Much Coverage?
Who is cheaper Geico or State Farm?
Geico is cheaper than State Farm if you have a good credit score. For drivers with good credit, we found an average rate of $1,101 with Geico. That’s about 16% less than the average of all companies in our study. With State Farm, we found an average rate of $1,165, or about 11% less than average.
Do insurance companies check your mileage?
Insurers usually ask for an estimated annual mileage when you buy a policy to get an idea of how much you’ll be driving. Car policies tend to be more expensive if your mileage is high because you’re more likely to get into an accident.
Do grades affect your car insurance?
Most insurance companies offer a fixed percentage discount to full-time students who earn certain grades. The discount offered usually ranges from 10 to 20 percent. You can qualify by sending your insurance company your most recent report card or school transcript.
Should I admit fault to my insurance company?
No. You should not admit fault, even partial fault, for a car accident. Even if you think you caused the accident, do not admit fault because you may not be aware of all the factors that caused and contributed to the wreck. Provide a factual statement to the police, but do not speculate about what caused the wreck.
Will my car insurance go up if I am not at fault?
One fear many motorists have after an accident is that their car insurance premiums will rise. Short answer: Actually, you don’t—provided you were not primarily responsible for the accident. Under California law, an insurer cannot increase your premiums when you aren’t at fault.