Collision Coverage

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Need affordable Collision insurance in Savannah? Look no further than your nearby Direct Auto Insurance. Collision coverage isn't required by Georgia law, but it can definitely come in handy after trouble on the road. Imagine that your car runs into another object, like a tree, light post, big pothole, or guardrail. Or if it's hit by a "hit and run" driver! 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 truck, car, or motorcycle to be repaired or replaced.

A car insurance deductible is what you pay to repair your car if you have an accident or claim. Standard deductibles are between $100 and $1,500, though they vary by insurance company and state. Your Collision deductible is completely up to you. Generally speaking, the higher the deductible you choose, the lower your premium for Collision coverage will be.

Note that Collision coverage does not cover every situation that leads to 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 to have your vehicle replaced or repaired. When combined, Collision and Comprehensive are often called "full coverage." However, that phrasing means different things to different people, and it can be downright confusing. 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 Savannah? It's not mandated by Georgia insurance law, but you might be required to carry Collision insurance if you're leasing or financing your car. If you don't buy Collision, your lender might buy it for you and add it to your existing loan balance. This path can be pricier than if you buy Collision coverage on your own. What if you don't have a loan on your vehicle? Then getting Collision coverage is your choice! Before going without it, give some thought to the age of your vehicle. How much is it worth? Would you be comfortable paying for it to be replaced or repaired on your own? If that thought worries you, saying yes to Collision coverage and a manageable deductible might be worth it.

Here at Direct Auto Insurance in Savannah, 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! 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 every discount you're eligible for. That's our promise! After that, you can make your car insurance feel even more affordable (and manageable) by customizing how and when you pay. Whether it's by cash, credit card, or check, making policy payments and maintaining Collision coverage in Savannah is easy 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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