Collision Coverage

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Need cheap Collision insurance in Tuscaloosa? Head towards your nearby 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 if it flips in an accident! Do you have enough cash on hand to get it fixed up? After you meet your deductible, Collision insurance will pay for your truck, car, 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. In general, the higher the deductible you choose, the lower your premium for Collision coverage will be.

Note that Collision insurance won't pay for every scenario that results in damage to your vehicle. That's why Collision coverage goes hand-in-hand with Comprehensive, which has a deductible as well. If your car is vandalized, damaged by a natural disaster, or stolen, Comprehensive coverage will help pay for your vehicle to be repaired or replaced. Collectively, Comprehensive and Collision are often referred to as "full coverage." However, that phrasing means different things to different people, and it can be downright confusing. That's why we avoid using that term at Direct Auto Insurance. Instead, we use the precise policy and coverage terms to help explain the coverage you have.

Who needs Collision coverage in Tuscaloosa? Alabama insurance law doesn't mandate it, but you might be required to carry Collision insurance if your vehicle is financed or leased. If you choose not to purchase Collision, your lender may buy it for you and tack it on to your loan. This way can be more expensive than if you purchase Collision insurance on your own. No car loan? Buying Collision coverage is up to you! 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 worries you, getting Collision coverage and a convenient deductible could prove valuable.

Here at Direct Auto Insurance in Tuscaloosa, Collision coverage is affordable to get and easy to understand. 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 help you determine the right insurance policy for your needs and identify every discount you're entitled to. We promise! Next, you can make your car insurance feel even more affordable (and manageable) by customizing the time and way you pay. Whether it's by cash, credit card, or check, paying for Collision insurance in Tuscaloosa is hassle-free with Direct Auto! Visit your nearby office or call 1-877-GO-DIRECT (1-877-463-4732) to get all the facts on Collision insurance coverage today!

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