Do you drive in Raleigh? Property Damage Liability and Bodily Injury Liability are coverages you need to know about. Most states have insurance laws that require drivers to maintain a minimum amount of BI and PDL. When you're at-fault for a car accident, your Bodily Injury helps pay for the other drivers and passengers medical expenses. It doesn't help pay for yours. If you cause an accident and damage another person's property, Property Damage Liability will help pay for the damage. This type of damage typically involves the other driver's car, but might also include things like damage to a guardrail, fence, mailbox, or home.
You'll need your Property Damage Liability coverage if you're responsible for causing damage to another person's property. It does not cover damage to your own vehicle that might be caused by the same accident. Give us a call if you're not sure how you'd pay for your own after-accident costs. We'll walk you through the ins-and-outs of other important coverages like Collision, Comprehensive, Under/Uninsured Motorist, and Medical Payments.
How much liability insurance should you get when it comes to Property Damage Liability in Raleigh? It depends. You have two options: go with North Carolina's minimum Property Damage Liability limits as required by law or choose higher limits. Property Damage limits operate on a per accident basis. This is different than Bodily Injury Liability which operates on a per person/per accident basis. Property Damage limits vary by state and insurance company. Liability limits can range between $5,000 and $100,000. Selecting low limits could help you find cheap auto insurance, but it also means that you could be responsible for paying for the property damage you cause that your insurance doesn't cover. So, if you cause property damage that goes beyond your limit, you might be responsible for paying the difference.
Ready to get the protection you want at a price you can afford? Get a quote online, call 1-877-GO-DIRECT (1-877-463-4732), or visit your local Direct Auto Insurance in Raleigh. Property Damage Liability coverage is only a call, click, or visit away! Our experienced agents will help you find the best policy for you and your budget, including all of the discounts you're entitled to! That's a promise! From there, you have the opportunity to take your auto insurance to a whole new level of affordability by customizing the time and way you pay. It doesn't matter whether you pay cash in-person or pay with a credit card, making policy payments and maintaining Property Damage Coverage in Raleigh is easy with Direct Auto!