It seems like you can't get through a TV show or read a magazine without seeing an auto insurance ad. Big insurance companies spend billions to get your business. But are they giving you the best coverage designed specifically for you?
Here are a few auto insurance myths we have seen that you need to know about:
Myth - Buying online is better. Would you go to a web page to diagnose your illness and then select from a drop-down list for your treatment? That is what on-line insurance buying is like. Call an independent agent so we can help design the right combination of coverage and price. We have access to multiple markets, not just one. Cheap insurance seems great until you have a loss.
Myth - Bright-colored cars cost more to insure. Wrong. Premiums are based on the type of vehicle you have, its value, where you live, and other factors.
Myth - One ticket or accident will cause my company to cancel my insurance. Most insurance companies do not penalize you this way. They are more concerned with patterns of driving.
Myth - Older drivers pay more. This is not true. Many of our companies give discounts to older drivers.
Myth - The TV commercial said it was covered. All claims are subject to your individual policy terms and conditions. That is why an independent agent is important. We can provide information about what is covered and what is not.
Myth - Mexico? No problem. If you travel to Mexico, we recommend special Mexico coverage.