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Searching for cheap Collision insurance in Prattville? Look no further than your local Direct Auto Insurance. While Alabama law does not require drivers to have Collision coverage, it can still be beneficial to have. Let's say your car hits another object, like a guardrail, tree, street light, or pothole. Or, it flips in an accident or is hit by a "hit and run" driver. Do you have enough cash on hand to get it fixed up? Once you meet your deductible, Collision coverage will help pay for your car, truck, or motorcycle to be repaired or replaced.

A deductible is the amount of money you have to pay toward repairs before your insurance covers the rest. Standard deductibles are between $100 and $1,500, though they vary by insurance company and state. Your Collision deductible amount is your choice. Generally speaking, going with a high deductible is a good way to lower your premium for Collision coverage.

Keep in mind that Collision insurance won't pay for every scenario that results in damage to your vehicle. That's why Collision coverage is almost always paired with Comprehensive, which also has a deductible. If your car is stolen, vandalized, or damaged by a natural disaster, Comprehensive coverage will help pay for your vehicle to be repaired or replaced. Collectively, Collision and Comprehensive are often called "full coverage." However, that phrase is confusing and means different things to different people. At Direct Auto Insurance we avoid using that term and will use the precise policy and coverage terms to describe the coverages you have.

Who needs Collision coverage in Prattville? Alabama insurance law doesn't mandate it, but you might be required to carry Collision insurance if your car is leased or financed. If you don't buy Collision, your lender may buy it for you and tack it on to your loan. This path can be more expensive than if you purchase Collision insurance on your own. What if your vehicle isn't financed or leased? Then getting Collision coverage is your choice! Before nixing it, give some thought to the age of your car and whether you'd be able to pay for repairs or replacement out of your own pocket. If that thought gives you instant anxiety, saying yes to Collision coverage and a workable deductible may be worthwhile.

At Direct Auto Insurance in Prattville, Collision insurance is easy and affordable to get. We have the on-the-road protection you want, plus the excellent customer service you deserve! With us, you don't have to skip out on important coverages to try and make your insurance cheaper. We'll help you put together the right insurance policy for your needs and identify every discount you're entitled to. We promise! After that, you have the freedom to make your car insurance even more affordable by customizing how and when you pay. It doesn't matter whether you pay cash in-person or pay with a credit card, paying for Collision insurance in Prattville is hassle-free with Direct Auto! Call 1-877-GO-DIRECT (1-877-463-4732) or stop by your nearest location to learn more about Collision coverage today!

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