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Searching for affordable Collision insurance in Pinellas Park? Come to your local Direct Auto Insurance. While Florida law does not require drivers to have Collision coverage, it can still be beneficial to have. Think about what would happen if your car collided with another object, like a tree, light post, big pothole, or guardrail. Or if it flips in an accident! Would you have enough money to get it fixed? Meet your deductible and then your Collision coverage will kick in to 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 is completely up to you. In general, going with a high deductible is a good way to lower your premium for Collision coverage.

Note 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 damaged by a natural disaster, stolen, or vandalized, Comprehensive coverage will help cover the cost of having your car replaced or repaired. Together, Comprehensive and Collision are often referred to as "full coverage." However, that phrase is confusing and means different things to different people. We avoid using that term at Direct Auto Insurance, and choose to use the precise policy and coverage terms to explain your coverages.

Who needs Collision coverage in Pinellas Park? It's not mandated by Florida insurance law, but you may be required to carry Collision coverage [marketing-content-p4-3] but you could be required to have Collision insurance if you're leasing or financing your car. If you decide not to get Collision, your lender may purchase it for you and add it to your loan balance. This way can be pricier than if you buy Collision coverage on your own. No car loan? Then getting Collision coverage is your choice! Before going without it, though, think about the age of your vehicle and whether you would feel comfortable paying for it to be repaired or replaced out of your own pocket. If that idea troubles you, saying yes to Collision coverage and a workable deductible may be worthwhile.

At Direct Auto Insurance in Pinellas Park, Collision insurance is easy and affordable to get. We offer the solid protection you need, plus the great services you deserve. There's no need to pass up essential coverage to try and save money. We help you identify the right insurance policy for your needs and find ALL the discounts you're entitled to. It's a promise. After that, you can make your car insurance feel even more affordable (and manageable) by customizing how and when you pay. It doesn't matter whether you pay cash in-person or pay with a credit card, staying on top of policy payments and your Collision coverage in Pinellas Park is simple 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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